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Detroit Police Department Detroit Wayne County MI Face Recognition DataWorks Plus
The Detroit Police Department signed a contract with DataWorks Plus for real-time face recognition in 2017. The contract was renewed in September 2020.
Agency: Detroit Police Department
State: MI
City: Detroit
County: Wayne County
Technology: Face Recognition
Vendor: DataWorks Plus

The Detroit Police Department signed a contract with DataWorks Plus for real-time face recognition in 2017. The contract was renewed in September 2020.

Detroit Police Department Detroit Wayne County MI Body-worn Cameras
The U.S. Department of Justice awarded $1,000,000 to the Detroit Police Department in 2015 as part of the Bureau of Justice Assistance's body-worn camera grant program.
Agency: Detroit Police Department
State: MI
City: Detroit
County: Wayne County
Technology: Body-worn Cameras
Vendor:

The U.S. Department of Justice awarded $1,000,000 to the Detroit Police Department in 2015 as part of the Bureau of Justice Assistance's body-worn camera grant program.

Detroit Police Department Detroit Wayne County MI Drones
The Detroit Police Department operates one drone, according to data compiled by the Center for the Study of the Drone at Bard College.
Agency: Detroit Police Department
State: MI
City: Detroit
County: Wayne County
Technology: Drones
Vendor:

The Detroit Police Department operates one drone, according to data compiled by the Center for the Study of the Drone at Bard College.

Detroit Police Department Detroit Wayne County MI Ring/Neighbors Partnership Ring
The Detroit Police Department signed an agreement with Amazon's home surveillance equipment company, Ring, in 2019 to gain special access to the company's Neighbors app.
Agency: Detroit Police Department
State: MI
City: Detroit
County: Wayne County
Technology: Ring/Neighbors Partnership
Vendor: Ring

The Detroit Police Department signed an agreement with Amazon's home surveillance equipment company, Ring, in 2019 to gain special access to the company's Neighbors app.

Detroit Police Department Detroit Wayne County MI Real-Time Crime Center
The Detroit Police Department opened its real-time crime center in 2016 . The RTCC accesses more than 500 cameras from at least 229 businesses through a program called "Project Green Light", where businesses agreed to pay for and install security cameras that feed directly into the RTCC. The Detroit Police Department also runs the Neighborhood Real-Time Intelligence Program—a $9 million initiative that uses local and federal traffic modernization funds to put high-definition cameras at various intersections in the neighborhoods. The DPD's RTCC also employs face recognition technology from DataWorks Plus and automated license plate readers.
Agency: Detroit Police Department
State: MI
City: Detroit
County: Wayne County
Technology: Real-Time Crime Center
Vendor:

The Detroit Police Department opened its real-time crime center in 2016 . The RTCC accesses more than 500 cameras from at least 229 businesses through a program called "Project Green Light", where businesses agreed to pay for and install security cameras that feed directly into the RTCC. The Detroit Police Department also runs the Neighborhood Real-Time Intelligence Program—a $9 million initiative that uses local and federal traffic modernization funds to put high-definition cameras at various intersections in the neighborhoods. The DPD's RTCC also employs face recognition technology from DataWorks Plus and automated license plate readers.

Detroit Police Department Detroit Wayne County MI Automated License Plate Readers
The Detroit Police Department has used automated license plate readers since 2010.
Agency: Detroit Police Department
State: MI
City: Detroit
County: Wayne County
Technology: Automated License Plate Readers
Vendor:

The Detroit Police Department has used automated license plate readers since 2010.

Detroit Police Department Detroit Wayne County MI Video Analytics BriefCam
The Detroit Police Department uses BriefCam video analytics software.
Agency: Detroit Police Department
State: MI
City: Detroit
County: Wayne County
Technology: Video Analytics
Vendor: BriefCam

The Detroit Police Department uses BriefCam video analytics software.

Detroit Police Department Detroit Wayne County MI Gunshot Detection ShotSpotter
The Detroit Police Department launched its latest deployment of ShotSpotter gunshot detection technology in March 2021. The sensors were primarily installed in a 6.5-square-mile area covering the city's Eights and Ninth precincts. Previously, the agency had tested ShotSpotter in 2014, but did not continue the program after the initial 15-month trial period.
Agency: Detroit Police Department
State: MI
City: Detroit
County: Wayne County
Technology: Gunshot Detection
Vendor: ShotSpotter

The Detroit Police Department launched its latest deployment of ShotSpotter gunshot detection technology in March 2021. The sensors were primarily installed in a 6.5-square-mile area covering the city's Eights and Ninth precincts. Previously, the agency had tested ShotSpotter in 2014, but did not continue the program after the initial 15-month trial period.

Detroit Police Department Detroit Wayne County MI Face Recognition
The Detroit Police Department has desktop access to Michigan State Police's face recognition system, the Statewide Network of Agency Photos (SNAP).
Agency: Detroit Police Department
State: MI
City: Detroit
County: Wayne County
Technology: Face Recognition
Vendor:

The Detroit Police Department has desktop access to Michigan State Police's face recognition system, the Statewide Network of Agency Photos (SNAP).