[license-plate-recognition] Blog Posts

"The LPR System Pays For Itself": An Interview With Detective Sal Aprile

An automatic license plate recognition system is a big investment for sure, but the technology essentially pays for itself when you consider its efficacy in recovering stolen cars. That's what Detective Sal Aprile of Lehigh County in Pennsylvania said in a quick one-on-one conversation with us about his agency's own use of LPRs, which they acquired in 2006-2007. Take a look.

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| Author Nate Maloney, tagged in license plate recognition, Stolen vehicle recovery

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

“Our LPR has had a huge impact on daily patrol”: Cayuga County Sheriff's

As much as the team behind Leonardo’s ELSAG ALPR systems could tell you about the proven benefits of automatic license plate recognition, nothing compares to hearing from those who utilize the technology day in and day out.

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So we recently checked in on the Cayuga County Sheriff’s Office in Auburn, NY. Motivated by cost and time savings, as well as efficiency, the office acquired their first affixed ALPR systems in 2014 through grant funds.

Below are the collective responses of the office’s members who have vehicles equipped with an ALPR system. Take a look at their thoughts on the technology, how they’ve put it to work, and what they think is the nicest feature.

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| Author Donna Murphy, tagged in alpr system, LPR, Missing Person, license plate recognition

Frequently Asked Questions About Our ELSAG LICENSE PLATE READERS

From our extremely knowledgeable sales team to our 24/7 technology support team, we’re always on call and happy to talk you through any questions or comments you might have as you research automatic license plate recognition systems. That said, we completely understand that sometimes you’re short on time, and all you might want are answers to some very specific questions.

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| Author Julio Valcarcel, tagged in alpr system, alpr technology, license plate data, license plate recognition

Why Your Agency Can’t Afford to NOT Have A License Plate Recognition System

There’s a reason local news stories these days often cover the acquisition of license plate recognition cameras—like this one out of Manatee County, Florida or this one in Laurie, Missouri—and that’s because this specific purchase is an absolute game-changer for anyone living and working in that area.

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| Author Julio Valcarcel, tagged in ALPR, alpr system, community safety, officer safety, ELSAG, 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