Benicia CA PD

Transparency Portal

Last Updated: Sun Dec 10 2023
Benicia PD uses Flock Safety technology to capture objective evidence without compromising on individual privacy. Benicia CA PD utilizes retroactive search to solve crimes after they've occurred. Additionally, Benicia 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.
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 Benicia PD 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.
Data will only be shared with other law enforcement agencies for law enforcement purposes only, and never for immigration or other usages that are prohibited under Benicia PD policy.
Data retention (in days)
30 days
Number of owned cameras
Public Search Audit
Additional Info
Service Message
At this time the Transparency Portal Audit System is down. Flock Safety is working to rectify this ASAP.
Link to ALPR Policy: