Decatur's Surveillance Cameras Are Problematic
Feb 08, 2022 • 12:12
ALPRs take a picture of every license plate that passes by it, then runs the plate against a national database. These cameras can be triggered by speed and noise. Although the police department told me the camera only takes snapshots of license plates, this technology definitely can record and search for other identifying information–bumper stickers, dings in cars, people on bikes, pedestrians.