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La Cañada Flintridge, City of La Cañada Flintridge Los Angeles County CA Automated License Plate Readers Flock Safety
The La Cañada Flintridge City Council authorized the installation of 39 Flock Safety automated license plate readers at the city's entry and exit points. The data is access by the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department.

Links:
Government information (City of La Cañada Flintridge) [snapshot]
Government information (City of La Cañada Flintridge) [snapshot]

Agency: La Cañada Flintridge, City of
State: CA
City: La Cañada Flintridge
County: Los Angeles County
Technology: Automated License Plate Readers
Vendor: Flock Safety

The La Cañada Flintridge City Council authorized the installation of 39 Flock Safety automated license plate readers at the city's entry and exit points. The data is access by the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department.

Walnut, City of Walnut Los Angeles County CA Automated License Plate Readers Flock Safety
The City of Walnut installed Flock Safety automated license plate readers. Only the city administrator and the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department can access the data.

Links:
Policy (City of Walnut) [snapshot]
Government information (City of Walnut) [snapshot]

Agency: Walnut, City of
State: CA
City: Walnut
County: Los Angeles County
Technology: Automated License Plate Readers
Vendor: Flock Safety

The City of Walnut installed Flock Safety automated license plate readers. Only the city administrator and the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department can access the data.

San Marino Police Department San Marino Los Angeles County CA Automated License Plate Readers Flock Safety
The City of San Marino approved the purchase of Flock Safety automated license plate readers in May 2020.

Links:
Meeting documents (City of San Marino) [snapshot]

Agency: San Marino Police Department
State: CA
City: San Marino
County: Los Angeles County
Technology: Automated License Plate Readers
Vendor: Flock Safety

The City of San Marino approved the purchase of Flock Safety automated license plate readers in May 2020.

Stanton Public Safety Services Department Stanton Orange County CA Automated License Plate Readers Flock Safety
The City of Stanton leased eight Flock Safety automated license plate readers in 2020. The cameras placed at Beach Boulevard and Katella Avenue.

Links:
Meeting Agenda (Stanton City Council) [snapshot]

Agency: Stanton Public Safety Services Department
State: CA
City: Stanton
County: Orange County
Technology: Automated License Plate Readers
Vendor: Flock Safety

The City of Stanton leased eight Flock Safety automated license plate readers in 2020. The cameras placed at Beach Boulevard and Katella Avenue.

Menifee Police Department Menifee Riverside County CA Automated License Plate Readers Flock Safety
The Menifee Police Department acquired automated license plate readers in 2020, shortly after the formation of the department.

Links:
News article (The Press-Enterprise) [snapshot]
Government information (Menifee Police Department) [snapshot]

Agency: Menifee Police Department
State: CA
City: Menifee
County: Riverside County
Technology: Automated License Plate Readers
Vendor: Flock Safety

The Menifee Police Department acquired automated license plate readers in 2020, shortly after the formation of the department.

University of California San Diego Transportation Services San Diego San Diego County CA Automated License Plate Readers Park Assist
The University of California San Diego has used automated license plate readers since at least 2019 for parking enforcement.

Links:
News article (ParkNews) [snapshot]

Agency: University of California San Diego Transportation Services
State: CA
City: San Diego
County: San Diego County
Technology: Automated License Plate Readers
Vendor: Park Assist

The University of California San Diego has used automated license plate readers since at least 2019 for parking enforcement.

Barstow Police Department Barstow San Bernardino County CA Automated License Plate Readers Flock Safety
The Barstow Police Department uses Flock Safety automated license plate readers.

Links:
Government information (Barstow Police Department) [snapshot]

Agency: Barstow Police Department
State: CA
City: Barstow
County: San Bernardino County
Technology: Automated License Plate Readers
Vendor: Flock Safety

The Barstow Police Department uses Flock Safety automated license plate readers.

Brawley Police Department Brawley Brawley County CA Automated License Plate Readers Flock Safety
The Brawley Police Department purchased eight automated license plate readers and related software services from Flock Safety in February 2020 for $32,000.

Links:
Meeting documents (City of Brawley) [snapshot]

Agency: Brawley Police Department
State: CA
City: Brawley
County: Brawley County
Technology: Automated License Plate Readers
Vendor: Flock Safety

The Brawley Police Department purchased eight automated license plate readers and related software services from Flock Safety in February 2020 for $32,000.

Lake Forest Police Department Lake Forest Orange County CA Automated License Plate Readers Flock Safety
The Lake Forest Police Department purchased 10 Flock Safety automated license plate readers in 2020.

Links:
Budget document (City of Lake Forest)
Meeting documents (Lake Forest Police Department) [snapshot]

Agency: Lake Forest Police Department
State: CA
City: Lake Forest
County: Orange County
Technology: Automated License Plate Readers
Vendor: Flock Safety

The Lake Forest Police Department purchased 10 Flock Safety automated license plate readers in 2020.

University of Southern California Department of Public Safety Los Angeles Los Angeles County CA Automated License Plate Readers
The University of Southern California Department of Public Safety has used automated license plate readers since at least 2012.

Links:
Job posting (USC) [snapshot]
University information (USC) [snapshot]
https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2015/10/license-plate-readers-exposed-how-public-safety-agencies-responded-massive [snapshot]

Agency: University of Southern California Department of Public Safety
State: CA
City: Los Angeles
County: Los Angeles County
Technology: Automated License Plate Readers
Vendor:

The University of Southern California Department of Public Safety has used automated license plate readers since at least 2012.

San Diego State University Police Department San Diego San Diego County CA Automated License Plate Readers
The San Diego State University Police Department uses automated license plate readers.

Links:
University information (San Diego State University Police Department) [snapshot]

Agency: San Diego State University Police Department
State: CA
City: San Diego
County: San Diego County
Technology: Automated License Plate Readers
Vendor:

The San Diego State University Police Department uses automated license plate readers.

Palomar College Police Department San Marcos San Diego County CA Automated License Plate Readers
The Palomar College Police Department began using automated license plate readers on two patrol cars in 2019.

Links:
University information (Palomar College) [snapshot]

Agency: Palomar College Police Department
State: CA
City: San Marcos
County: San Diego County
Technology: Automated License Plate Readers
Vendor:

The Palomar College Police Department began using automated license plate readers on two patrol cars in 2019.

University of California Irvine Police Department Irvine Orange County CA Automated License Plate Readers
The University of California Irvine Police Department uses automated license plate readers.

Links:
University website (University of California, Irvine Police Department) [snapshot]

Agency: University of California Irvine Police Department
State: CA
City: Irvine
County: Orange County
Technology: Automated License Plate Readers
Vendor:

The University of California Irvine Police Department uses automated license plate readers.

San Jose Evergreen Community College District Police Department San Jose Santa Clara County CA Automated License Plate Readers
The San Jose Evergreen Community College District Police Department shares automated license plate data with the Northern California Regional Intelligence Center.

Links:
Public records (NCRIC) [snapshot]
News article (The Center for Human Rights and Privacy) [snapshot]

Agency: San Jose Evergreen Community College District Police Department
State: CA
City: San Jose
County: Santa Clara County
Technology: Automated License Plate Readers
Vendor:

The San Jose Evergreen Community College District Police Department shares automated license plate data with the Northern California Regional Intelligence Center.

California State University, Northridge Police Department Northridge Los Angeles County CA Automated License Plate Readers
The California State University, Northridge Police Department uses automated license plate readers.

Links:
University website (California State University, Northridge Police Department) [snapshot]

Agency: California State University, Northridge Police Department
State: CA
City: Northridge
County: Los Angeles County
Technology: Automated License Plate Readers
Vendor:

The California State University, Northridge Police Department uses automated license plate readers.

Marin Community College District Police Department Kentfield Marin County CA Automated License Plate Readers
The Marin Community College District Police Department uses automated license plate readers.

Links:
Policy (Marin Community College District Police Department) [snapshot]

Agency: Marin Community College District Police Department
State: CA
City: Kentfield
County: Marin County
Technology: Automated License Plate Readers
Vendor:

The Marin Community College District Police Department uses automated license plate readers.

Riverbank Police Services Riverbank Stanislaus County CA Automated License Plate Readers
The Riverbank Police Services uses automated license plate readers

Links:
News article (The Modesto Bee) [snapshot]

Agency: Riverbank Police Services
State: CA
City: Riverbank
County: Stanislaus County
Technology: Automated License Plate Readers
Vendor:

The Riverbank Police Services uses automated license plate readers

Danville Police Department Danville Contra Costa County CA Automated License Plate Readers
The Danville Police Department purchased 54 automated license plate readers for $839,000 in 2019.

Links:
News article (East Bay Times) [snapshot]

Agency: Danville Police Department
State: CA
City: Danville
County: Contra Costa County
Technology: Automated License Plate Readers
Vendor:

The Danville Police Department purchased 54 automated license plate readers for $839,000 in 2019.

Citrus Heights Police Department Citrus Heights Sacramento County CA Automated License Plate Readers Vigilant Solutions
The Citrus Heights Police Department scanned 11,654,723 license plates in 2019 using Vigilant Solutions automated license plate readers.

Links:
Audit (California State Auditor)
Public records (MuckRock) [snapshot]

Agency: Citrus Heights Police Department
State: CA
City: Citrus Heights
County: Sacramento County
Technology: Automated License Plate Readers
Vendor: Vigilant Solutions

The Citrus Heights Police Department scanned 11,654,723 license plates in 2019 using Vigilant Solutions automated license plate readers.

Torrance Police Department Torrance Los Angeles County CA Automated License Plate Readers Vigilant Solutions
The Torrance Police Department scanned 66,776,365 license plates in 2019 using Vigilant Solutions automated license plate readers.

Links:
Public records (MuckRock) [snapshot]
Audit (California State Auditor) [snapshot]

Agency: Torrance Police Department
State: CA
City: Torrance
County: Los Angeles County
Technology: Automated License Plate Readers
Vendor: Vigilant Solutions

The Torrance Police Department scanned 66,776,365 license plates in 2019 using Vigilant Solutions automated license plate readers.

San Mateo Auto Theft Task Force San Mateo San Mateo County CA Automated License Plate Readers Vigilant Solutions
The San Mateo Auto Theft Task Force shares data it collects with automated license plate readers with the Northern California Regional Intelligence Center.

Links:
Public records (MuckRock) [snapshot]

Agency: San Mateo Auto Theft Task Force
State: CA
City: San Mateo
County: San Mateo County
Technology: Automated License Plate Readers
Vendor: Vigilant Solutions

The San Mateo Auto Theft Task Force shares data it collects with automated license plate readers with the Northern California Regional Intelligence Center.

Stockton Police Department Stockton San Joaquin County CA Automated License Plate Readers Vigilant Solutions
The Stockton Police Department scanned 739,540 license plates in 2019 using Vigilant Solutions automated license plate readers.

Links:
Audit (California State Auditor) [snapshot]
Public records (MuckRock) [snapshot]

Agency: Stockton Police Department
State: CA
City: Stockton
County: San Joaquin County
Technology: Automated License Plate Readers
Vendor: Vigilant Solutions

The Stockton Police Department scanned 739,540 license plates in 2019 using Vigilant Solutions automated license plate readers.

Carlsbad Police Department Carlsbad San Diego County CA Automated License Plate Readers Vigilant Solutions
The Carlsbad Police Department scanned 85,479,158 license plates in 2019 using Vigilant Solutions automated license plate readers.

Links:
Audit (California State Auditor) [snapshot]
Public records (MuckRock) [snapshot]

Agency: Carlsbad Police Department
State: CA
City: Carlsbad
County: San Diego County
Technology: Automated License Plate Readers
Vendor: Vigilant Solutions

The Carlsbad Police Department scanned 85,479,158 license plates in 2019 using Vigilant Solutions automated license plate readers.

Sacramento Police Department Sacramento Sacramento County CA Automated License Plate Readers Vigilant Solutions
The Sacramento Police Department scanned 71,633,471 license plates in 2019 using Vigilant Solutions automated license plate readers.

Links:
Audit (California State Auditor) [snapshot]
Public records (MuckRock) [snapshot]

Agency: Sacramento Police Department
State: CA
City: Sacramento
County: Sacramento County
Technology: Automated License Plate Readers
Vendor: Vigilant Solutions

The Sacramento Police Department scanned 71,633,471 license plates in 2019 using Vigilant Solutions automated license plate readers.

Bell Gardens Police Department Bell Gardens Los Angeles County CA Automated License Plate Readers Vigilant Solutions
The Bell Gardens Police Department scanned 4,746,656 license plates in 2019 using Vigilant Solutions automated license plate readers.

Links:
Public records (MuckRock) [snapshot]
Audit (California State Auditor) [snapshot]

Agency: Bell Gardens Police Department
State: CA
City: Bell Gardens
County: Los Angeles County
Technology: Automated License Plate Readers
Vendor: Vigilant Solutions

The Bell Gardens Police Department scanned 4,746,656 license plates in 2019 using Vigilant Solutions automated license plate readers.