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  • ? Cameras attached to fixed locations or to patrol cars that are used to track license plates.
  • ? Video cameras that police attach to their uniforms to record interactions with the public.
  • ? A voluntary registry of privacy security cameras people have installed on their properties.
  • ? Devices that masquerade as legitimate cell-phone towers to surveillance people's phones.
  • ? Remote-controlled aerial vehicles that police use to gather footage from the sky.
  • ? Software that can identify or verify the identity of an individual using their face.
  • ? Intelligence centers that enable information sharing between local, state, tribal, territorial, and federal agencies.
  • ? A system of acoustic sensors mounted on street lights or on the sides of buildings that passively listen for gunshots.
  • ? Software that suggests neighborhoods or individuals for further law enforcement attention.
  • ? Real-Time Crime Centers are hubs where police ingest and analyze surveillance video, intelligence, and data from a number of sources in real-time.
  • ? Police negotiate partnerships with Ring to promote home surveillance devices and neighborhood watch app to private residents.
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Auburn Police Department Auburn Lee County AL Automated License Plate Readers Vigilant Solutions
The Auburn Police Department uses Vigilant Solutions automated license plate readers, according to a 2014 press release.

Links:
Press release (Vigilant Solutions)

Agency: Auburn Police Department
State: AL
Technology: Automated License Plate Readers
Vendor: Vigilant Solutions

The Auburn Police Department uses Vigilant Solutions automated license plate readers, according to a 2014 press release.

Auburn Police Department Auburn Placer County CA Automated License Plate Readers Vigilant Solutions
The Auburn Police Department scanned 1,940,799 license plates in 2019 using Vigilant Solutions automated license plate readers.

Links:
Public records (MuckRock)
Audit (California State Auditor)

Agency: Auburn Police Department
State: CA
Technology: Automated License Plate Readers
Vendor: Vigilant Solutions

The Auburn Police Department scanned 1,940,799 license plates in 2019 using Vigilant Solutions automated license plate readers.

Auburn Police Department Auburn Placer County CA 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.

Links:
Vendor data (Ring)
Vendor information (Ring)

Agency: Auburn Police Department
State: CA
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.

Auburn Police Department Auburn DeKalb County IN Drones DJI
The Auburn Police Department operates one DJI Mavic drone as of 2019, according to data compiled by the Center for the Study of the Drone at Bard College.

Links:
Academic report (Center for the Study of the Drone at Bard College)

Agency: Auburn Police Department
State: IN
Technology: Drones
Vendor: DJI

The Auburn Police Department operates one DJI Mavic drone as of 2019, according to data compiled by the Center for the Study of the Drone at Bard College.

Auburn Police Department Auburn DeKalb County IN 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.

Links:
Vendor data (Ring)
Vendor information (Ring)

Agency: Auburn Police Department
State: IN
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.

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

Links:
Vendor data (Ring)
Vendor information (Ring)

Agency: Auburn Police Department
State: ME
Technology: Ring/Neighbors Partnership
Vendor: Ring

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

Auburn Police Department Auburn King County, Pierce County WA Body-worn Cameras
As of 2019, at least some Auburn police officers are equipped with body-worn cameras.

Links:
News article (KIRO7 News)

Agency: Auburn Police Department
State: WA
Technology: Body-worn Cameras
Vendor:

As of 2019, at least some Auburn police officers are equipped with body-worn cameras.

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.

Links:
Academic report (Center for the Study of the Drone at Bard College)

Agency: Auburn Police Department
State: WA
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.

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.

Links:
News article (Auburn Reporter)

Agency: Auburn Police Department
State: WA
Technology: Automated License Plate Readers
Vendor:

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

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.

Links:
Vendor data (Ring)
Vendor information (Ring)

Agency: Auburn Police Department
State: WA
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.