[law-enforcement] Blog Posts

A Roundup of Praise for License Plate Readers

While our ELSAG team could go on and on about the efficacy and benefits of LPRs, it's important for you to hear it from others too. Not only can third-party testimonials from across the U.S.—whether they're from our clients or not—give you relatable insights, they can make your conversations with others (the powers that be, perhaps) more credible and convincing. 

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| Author Donna Murphy, tagged in community safety, law enforcement

ALPR Success Story: Shoutout to NY State Troopers and Cleveland Police

We often talk about how license plate readers can significantly benefit your local community and surrounding towns. It's important to note, though, that these devices can also play a major role in locating out-of-state criminals and rescuing children that don't even live in your jurisdiction. Take this news story, for example, about a Cleveland kidnapper caught in New York.

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| Author Julio Valcarcel, tagged in news article, law enforcement, public safety

ALPR Success Story: Shoutout to Prospect Park Police (PA)

There’s nothing like a success story of this magnitude to prove the efficacy and importance of ALPR technology—and the power of collaboration among law enforcement agencies across multiple jurisdictions.

The Alert

 
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| Author Nate Maloney, tagged in community safety, law enforcement, license plate recognition

ALPR Pop Quiz: Can a License Plate Reader Work in This Situation?

An ALPR system's high speed cameras can do a lot of things very quickly. They can read hundreds of license plates per minute, capture contextual photos of vehicles, translate the image of a plate into alphanumeric characters, and ultimately aid in solving crimes and locating missing persons. Most systems can read plates day or night, in all types of weather conditions, and many manufacturers advertise they read plates from all 50 states in the U.S. and most foreign countries. 

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| Author Julio Valcarcel, tagged in mobile plate hunter, law enforcement, LPR, license plate recognition

New technology helps police spot stolen cars, license plates

By Kay Dimanche, KOAT7 ABC

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| Author Guest Author, tagged in ALPR, community safety, news article, mobile plate hunter, law enforcement, LPR, ELSAG, license plate recognition

News: Mobile License Plate Reader Improves Law Enforcement Efficiency

A mobile license plate reading system that the Salisbury Township (Pa.) Police Department implemented last year has generated “incredible law enforcement dividends and helped make driving safer for those who travel Salisbury Township roads and highways.”

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| Author ELSAG, tagged in news article, mobile plate hunter, law enforcement