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Victorville Police Department: Automated License Plate Readers

Vigilant brand automatic license plate reader affixed to a light pole
An example of a Vigilant Solutions fixed-license plate reader.
Credit: Mike Katz-Lacabe (CC BY)
Agency Victorville Police Department
Location Victorville, CA
Technology Automated License Plate Readers
Vendor Vigilant Solutions

The Victorville Police Department (a division of the San Bernardino County Sheriff's Office) operates 107 automated license plate readers as of November 2021.

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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.

Vigilant brand automatic license plate reader affixed to a light pole
An example of a Vigilant Solutions fixed-license plate reader.
Credit: Mike Katz-Lacabe (CC BY)