Washington County Sheriff's Office: Automated License Plate Readers
|Agency||Washington County Sheriff's Office|
|Technology||Automated License Plate Readers|
The Washington County Sheriff's Office disclosed to the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension that it uses automated 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.