Alameda CA PD

Transparency Portal

Last Updated: Thu Jun 13 2024
Overview
The Alameda California Police Department uses Flock Safety technology and AXON mobile ALPR technology to capture objective evidence without compromising individual privacy. The Alameda California Police Department utilizes retroactive searches to solve crimes after they've occurred. Additionally, the Alameda CA PD utilizes real-time alerting of hotlist vehicles to capture wanted criminals. In an effort to ensure proper usage and guardrails are in place, they have made the below policies and usage statistics available to the public.
Policies
What's Detected
License Plates, Vehicles
What's Not Detected
Facial recognition, People, Gender, Race
Acceptable Use Policy
Data is used for law enforcement purposes only. Data is owned by Alameda California Police Department and is never sold to 3rd parties.
Prohibited Uses
Immigration enforcement, traffic enforcement, harrassment or intimidation, usage based solely on a protected class (i.e. race, sex, religion), Personal use.
Access Policy
All system access requires a valid reason and is stored indefinitely.
Hotlist Policy
Hotlist hits are required to be human verified prior to action.
Usage
Data retention (in days)
30 days
Number of owned cameras
33
External organizations with access
Hotlists Alerted On
California SVS, NCMEC Amber Alert
Vehicles detected in the last 30 days
517,856
Hotlist hits in the last 30 days
3,864
Searches in the last 30 days
163
Public Search Audit