Dearborn Police Department: Automated License Plate Readers
|Agency||Dearborn Police Department|
|Technology||Automated License Plate Readers|
The Dearborn Police Department purchased a mobile license plate reader in 2018 with $45,000 in funds from the Auto Theft Prevention Authority.
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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.