Westminster Police Department: Automated License Plate Readers
|Agency||Westminster Police Department|
|Technology||Automated License Plate Readers|
The Westminster Police Department began using ELSAG automated license plate readers in 2009. In 2018 and 2019, the U.S. Bureau of Justice Assistance awarded the department funds for its ALPR program.
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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.