Washington State Patrol: Automated License Plate Readers
|Agency||Washington State Patrol|
|Technology||Automated License Plate Readers|
The Washington State Patrol has used automated license plate readers since at least 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.