Bluffton IN PD

Transparency Portal

Last Updated: Mon Apr 22 2024
Overview
The policy of the Bluffton Police Department is to utilize ALPR technology to capture and store digital license plate data and images while recognizing the established privacy rights of the public. All data and images gathered by the ALPR are for the official use of this department. Because such data may contain confidential information, it is not open to public review.
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 The Bluffton 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 through various law enforcement information-sharing channels such as NCIC and IDACS.
Usage
Data retention (in days)
30 days
Number of owned cameras
4
Vehicles detected in the last 30 days
64,368
Hotlist hits in the last 30 days
0
Searches in the last 30 days
36