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The Best Neighborhood Plate Reader Camera to Keep Your Community Safer

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Eager to implement license plate reader technology, but lack the funds for a traditional system? Or perhaps you already have a few set up in your town, but would love to be able to add more without breaking the bank.

Great news: We've got you covered.

As the manufacturer of the highly advanced ELSAG® Plate Hunter license plate recognition (ALPR/ANPR) technology for law enforcement, we recognized the need for an economical and more accessible means of deploying ALPR/ANPR in more cities and neighborhoods.

So, we created it. Meet Leonardo's ELSAG Street Sentry, the best neighborhood camera to keep your community safer.

What is the Elsag Street Sentry?

The ELSAG Street Sentry reads plates 24/7 on city and neighborhood streets to identify suspect vehicles and provide data to officers for real-time interdiction and investigations. Agencies can install it at a single location or at multiple sites to create an ALPR/ANPR safety net in their community.

What are the main benefits of the Street Sentry?

  • It's an affordable, autonomous license plate reader system 
  • Using solar power and a cellular modem, it eliminates the need for electrical and communications infrastructure 
  • Street Sentry seamlessly incorporates into existing ELSAG ALPR/ANPR networks or performs effectively on its own

In a nutshell, the solar-powered, pole-mounted, all-in-one Street Sentry is a low-cost system that can aid a myriad of public safety objectives, dramatically increasing officers’ productivity by finding suspect vehicles quickly.

Who is Street Sentry best for?

It's perfect for agencies of all sizes and is especially attractive to agencies with green initiatives—given its solar-powered design.

What sets Street Sentry apart?

“Street Sentry is a game-changer,” says Jason Laquatra, general manager of Leonardo’s U.S. subsidiary Selex ES Inc. “It makes the force-multiplying benefits of our ALPR affordable, even for small agencies. Couple that with our industry-leading support and it’s never been a better time to start or grow your ALPR program.”

What's the next step if your department is ready to purchase?

We know that purchasing new equipment and technology can be challenging, especially for agencies with lean budgets. We not only made the Street Sentry affordable, we offer many financing options to give you flexibility, so you can choose the plan that works best for your agency. Purchase up front, finance over multiple years or subscribe annually—the choice is yours. Check out our How to Buy page for more details.