Grand Prairie Police Department: Automated License Plate Readers
|Agency||Grand Prairie Police Department|
|Location||Grand Prairie, TX|
|Technology||Automated License Plate Readers|
The Grand Prairie Police Department received over $190,000 in funding to purchase 10 Automated License Plate Scanners sometime before 2010. In 2017, the city approved a $90,000 contract with Vigilant Solutions for access to the company's ALPR software platform.
More about this technology
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.