Alameda Weighs Pros And Cons Of License Plate ReadersAlameda could soon be tracking island traffic with license plate readers. But some worry that information could end up in the hands of ICE agents.
Richmond Readies Drones, License Plate Readers To Quell Sideshow ActivityRichmond police say they plan to deploy their license plate reader cameras and drones to monitor any sideshow activity such as what happened this past weekend.
Alameda's Crime-Fighting License Plate Readers Prompt Privacy, ICE ConcernsAlameda is monitored by four license plate readers and there's a push to get more. But worries about ICE and privacy abound.
ICE Obtaining License Plate Tracking Data From Bay Area FirmThe U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency is gaining access to a nationwide license plate database from a Bay Area-based company.
BART Mulls Variable Rates, Plate Readers To Address Parking IssuesParking lots fill up as early as 6 a.m., making it difficult for many commuters to access some BART stations, and there is a lengthy wait-list for permits for reserved spaces.
Orinda Installing More Surveillance Cameras, Plate ReadersThe East Bay community of Orinda is installing more video surveillance cameras and automatic license plate readers at some key locations.
Personal Information Collected By License Plate Readers May Be Available To Anyone Who AsksIf you drive a car through the Bay Area, chances are good that police have photos of your license plate, and data on where you’ve been, and that information may be available to anyone who asks for it.
Fremont Police Hopes To Add Surveillance Cameras, License Plate ReadersWith the help of private surveillance cameras, burglaries are down in Fremont. Now, city officials want to install high-def cameras and license plate readers to track criminals coming from out of town.
East Palo Alto Unveils License Plate Readers To Fight CrimeLicense plate readers will be mounted on two East Palo Alto police cars and will be able to scan as the cars move, gathering license plate data, up to 360 degrees.