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Kent Police Department Kent King County WA Body-worn Cameras Axon
The Kent Police Department began using 105 Axon body-worn cameras in October 2019.
Agency: Kent Police Department
State: WA
City: Kent
County: King County
Technology: Body-worn Cameras
Vendor: Axon

The Kent Police Department began using 105 Axon body-worn cameras in October 2019.

Kent Police Department Kent King County WA Ring/Neighbors Partnership Ring
The Kent Police Department signed an agreement with Amazon's home surveillance equipment company, Ring, in 2020 to gain special access to the company's Neighbors app.
Agency: Kent Police Department
State: WA
City: Kent
County: King County
Technology: Ring/Neighbors Partnership
Vendor: Ring

The Kent Police Department signed an agreement with Amazon's home surveillance equipment company, Ring, in 2020 to gain special access to the company's Neighbors app.

Kent Police Department Kent King County WA Drones DJI
The Kent Police Department operates six DJI drones, according to data compiled by the Center for the Study of the Drone at Bard College.
Agency: Kent Police Department
State: WA
City: Kent
County: King County
Technology: Drones
Vendor: DJI

The Kent Police Department operates six DJI drones, according to data compiled by the Center for the Study of the Drone at Bard College.

Tukwila Police Department Tukwila King County WA Ring/Neighbors Partnership Ring
The Tukwila Police Department signed an agreement with Amazon's home surveillance equipment company, Ring, in 2021 to gain special access to the company's Neighbors app.
Agency: Tukwila Police Department
State: WA
City: Tukwila
County: King County
Technology: Ring/Neighbors Partnership
Vendor: Ring

The Tukwila Police Department signed an agreement with Amazon's home surveillance equipment company, Ring, in 2021 to gain special access to the company's Neighbors app.

Tukwila Police Department Tukwila King County WA Body-worn Cameras Axon
Tukwila Police Department deployed body-worn cameras department-wide in 2017.
Agency: Tukwila Police Department
State: WA
City: Tukwila
County: King County
Technology: Body-worn Cameras
Vendor: Axon

Tukwila Police Department deployed body-worn cameras department-wide in 2017.

Federal Way Police Department Federal Way King County WA Body-worn Cameras Axon
Federal Way Police Department acquired body-worn cameras in 2021.
Agency: Federal Way Police Department
State: WA
City: Federal Way
County: King County
Technology: Body-worn Cameras
Vendor: Axon

Federal Way Police Department acquired body-worn cameras in 2021.

Federal Way Police Federal Way King County WA Drones
A local newspaper reported that the police used a drone
Agency: Federal Way Police
State: WA
City: Federal Way
County: King County
Technology: Drones
Vendor:

A local newspaper reported that the police used a drone

Seattle Police Department Seattle King County WA Drones
Seattle acquired two drones in 2010 but cancelled the program in 2013 due to public backlash.
Agency: Seattle Police Department
State: WA
City: Seattle
County: King County
Technology: Drones
Vendor:

Seattle acquired two drones in 2010 but cancelled the program in 2013 due to public backlash.

King County Sheriff's Office Seattle King County WA Drones
King County's Sherriff's Office uses drone technology for search and rescue operations but do not own their own equipment.
Agency: King County Sheriff's Office
State: WA
City: Seattle
County: King County
Technology: Drones
Vendor:

King County's Sherriff's Office uses drone technology for search and rescue operations but do not own their own equipment.

Renton Police Department Renton King County WA Automated License Plate Readers
The Renton Police Department uses automated license plate readers.
Agency: Renton Police Department
State: WA
City: Renton
County: King County
Technology: Automated License Plate Readers
Vendor:

The Renton Police Department uses automated license plate readers.

Mercer Island Police Department Mercer Island King County WA Automated License Plate Readers
The Mercer Island Police Department purchased automated license plate readers for three vehicles July 2020.
Agency: Mercer Island Police Department
State: WA
City: Mercer Island
County: King County
Technology: Automated License Plate Readers
Vendor:

The Mercer Island Police Department purchased automated license plate readers for three vehicles July 2020.

Seattle Police Department Seattle King County WA Automated License Plate Readers Autovu
The Seattle Police Department uses automated license plate readers.
Agency: Seattle Police Department
State: WA
City: Seattle
County: King County
Technology: Automated License Plate Readers
Vendor: Autovu

The Seattle Police Department uses automated license plate readers.

Medina Police Department Medina King County WA Automated License Plate Readers
The Medina Police Department has used automated license plate readers since at least 2013.
Agency: Medina Police Department
State: WA
City: Medina
County: King County
Technology: Automated License Plate Readers
Vendor:

The Medina Police Department has used automated license plate readers since at least 2013.

Des Moines Police Department Des Moines King County WA Ring/Neighbors Partnership Ring
The Des Moines Police Department signed an agreement with Amazon's home surveillance equipment company, Ring, in July 2020 to gain special access to the company's Neighbors app.
Agency: Des Moines Police Department
State: WA
City: Des Moines
County: King County
Technology: Ring/Neighbors Partnership
Vendor: Ring

The Des Moines Police Department signed an agreement with Amazon's home surveillance equipment company, Ring, in July 2020 to gain special access to the company's Neighbors app.

Washington Department of Licensing Seattle King County WA Face Recognition
The Washington State Department of Licensing (DOL) does not give external entities direct access to its face recognition system. However, DOL will run photos through face recognition for law enforcement “with a court order to determine whether the person has been issued a driver license or ID under a different name."
Agency: Washington Department of Licensing
State: WA
City: Seattle
County: King County
Technology: Face Recognition
Vendor:

The Washington State Department of Licensing (DOL) does not give external entities direct access to its face recognition system. However, DOL will run photos through face recognition for law enforcement “with a court order to determine whether the person has been issued a driver license or ID under a different name."

Seattle Police Department Seattle King County WA Real-Time Crime Center
The Seattle Police Department has operated a real-time crime center in its headquarters since 2015, funded with asset forfeiture dunds and a $400,000 federal grant. The RTCC provides analyzts with a wall of monitors that monitors criminal activity in real time. The department has also used predictive policing to identify potential crime hotspots. The analysts at the RTCC gather information collected from 911 dispatch calls, SeaStat data, radio traffic, and vehicle data, among other surveillance systems and databases.
Agency: Seattle Police Department
State: WA
City: Seattle
County: King County
Technology: Real-Time Crime Center
Vendor:

The Seattle Police Department has operated a real-time crime center in its headquarters since 2015, funded with asset forfeiture dunds and a $400,000 federal grant. The RTCC provides analyzts with a wall of monitors that monitors criminal activity in real time. The department has also used predictive policing to identify potential crime hotspots. The analysts at the RTCC gather information collected from 911 dispatch calls, SeaStat data, radio traffic, and vehicle data, among other surveillance systems and databases.

Auburn Police Department Auburn King County, Pierce County WA Ring/Neighbors Partnership Ring
The Auburn Police Department signed an agreement with Amazon's home surveillance equipment company, Ring, in 2020 to gain special access to the company's Neighbors app.
Agency: Auburn Police Department
State: WA
City: Auburn
County: King County, Pierce County
Technology: Ring/Neighbors Partnership
Vendor: Ring

The Auburn Police Department signed an agreement with Amazon's home surveillance equipment company, Ring, in 2020 to gain special access to the company's Neighbors app.

Renton Police Department Renton King County WA Camera Registry
The Renton Police Department maintains a voluntary registry of private and personal surveillance cameras.
Agency: Renton Police Department
State: WA
City: Renton
County: King County
Technology: Camera Registry
Vendor:

The Renton Police Department maintains a voluntary registry of private and personal surveillance cameras.

Auburn Police Department Auburn King County, Pierce County WA Automated License Plate Readers
The Auburn Police Department has been using automated license plate readers since at least 2008.
Agency: Auburn Police Department
State: WA
City: Auburn
County: King County, Pierce County
Technology: Automated License Plate Readers
Vendor:

The Auburn Police Department has been using automated license plate readers since at least 2008.

Washington State Fusion Center Seattle King County WA Fusion Center
The Washington State Fusion Center is one of 79 fusion centers in the United States. Operated by local and state law enforcement in partnership with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, a fusion center serves as a command center for gathering, analyzing and disseminating intelligence and other public safety information.
Agency: Washington State Fusion Center
State: WA
City: Seattle
County: King County
Technology: Fusion Center
Vendor:

The Washington State Fusion Center is one of 79 fusion centers in the United States. Operated by local and state law enforcement in partnership with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, a fusion center serves as a command center for gathering, analyzing and disseminating intelligence and other public safety information.

Tukwila Police Department Tukwila King County WA Drones DJI
The Tukwila Police Department operates two DJI drones as of 2017, according to data compiled by the Center for the Study of the Drone at Bard College.
Agency: Tukwila Police Department
State: WA
City: Tukwila
County: King County
Technology: Drones
Vendor: DJI

The Tukwila Police Department operates two DJI drones as of 2017, according to data compiled by the Center for the Study of the Drone at Bard College.

Renton Police Department Renton King County WA Drones DJI, Autel Robotics
The Renton Police Department operates five drones as of 2016, according to data compiled by the Center for the Study of the Drone at Bard College.
Agency: Renton Police Department
State: WA
City: Renton
County: King County
Technology: Drones
Vendor: DJI, Autel Robotics

The Renton Police Department operates five drones as of 2016, according to data compiled by the Center for the Study of the Drone at Bard College.

Redmond Police Department Redmond King County WA Drones
The Redmond Police Department operates two drones as of 2019, according to data compiled by the Center for the Study of the Drone at Bard College.
Agency: Redmond Police Department
State: WA
City: Redmond
County: King County
Technology: Drones
Vendor:

The Redmond Police Department operates two drones as of 2019, according to data compiled by the Center for the Study of the Drone at Bard College.

Auburn Police Department Auburn King County, Pierce County WA Drones 3DR
The Auburn Police Department operates one 3DR Solo drone as of 2017, according to data compiled by the Center for the Study of the Drone at Bard College.
Agency: Auburn Police Department
State: WA
City: Auburn
County: King County, Pierce County
Technology: Drones
Vendor: 3DR

The Auburn Police Department operates one 3DR Solo drone as of 2017, according to data compiled by the Center for the Study of the Drone at Bard College.

Des Moines Police Department Des Moines King County WA Camera Registry Motorola Solutions
The Des Moines Police Department maintains a voluntary registry of private and personal surveillance cameras through Motorola Solutions.
Agency: Des Moines Police Department
State: WA
City: Des Moines
County: King County
Technology: Camera Registry
Vendor: Motorola Solutions

The Des Moines Police Department maintains a voluntary registry of private and personal surveillance cameras through Motorola Solutions.