Thornton Police Department: Automated License Plate Readers
|Agency||Thornton Police Department|
|Technology||Automated License Plate Readers|
The Thornton Police Department received funding from the Colorado Auto Theft Prevention Authority (CAPTA) to purchase automate license plate readers.
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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.