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Denver Police Department: Automated License Plate Readers

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Agency Denver Police Department
Location Denver, CO
Technology Automated License Plate Readers
Vendor

The Denver Police Department installed 11 automated license plate readers in 2015.

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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.

An illustration of a police car with cameras aimed at another vehicle.