Wakefield Police Department: Automated License Plate Readers
|Agency||Wakefield Police Department|
|Technology||Automated License Plate Readers|
The Wakefield Police Department acquired its first automated license plate reader in 2009.
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Automated license plate readers are cameras attached to fixed locations or to patrol cars that capture every license plate that passes. The data is uploaded to searchable databases with the time, date, and GPS coordinates.