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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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Bessemer Police Department Bessemer Jefferson County AL Automated License Plate Readers Vigilant Solutions
The Bessemer Police Department uses Vigilant Solutions automated license plate readers, according to a 2014 press release

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Press release (Vigilant Solutions)

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

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