Centralia PD (WA)

Transparency Portal

Last Updated: Mon Jun 05 2023
Centralia Police Department uses Flock Safety technology to capture objective evidence without compromising individual privacy. Centralia Police Department utilizes retroactive search to solve crimes after they've occurred. Additionally, Centralia Police Department 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 accessed by Centralia 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.
Data retention (in days)
30 days
Number of owned cameras
External organizations with access
Spokane County WA SO, Airway Heights WA PD, Arlington PD (WA), Auburn Wa PD, Benton County WA SO, Clyde Hill WA PD, Des Moines WA PD, Eatonville WA PD, Grandview WA PD, Kennewick WA PD, Kent WA PD, Medina WA PD, Moxee WA PD, Othello WA PD, Richland WA PD, Sunnyside WA PD, Tieton WA PD, Tukwila WA PD, Union Gap WA PD, Vancouver WA PD, Wapato WA PD, Warden WA PD, West Richland WA PD, Yakima County WA SO, Yakima WA PD, Zillah WA PD
Hotlists Alerted On
NCIC, NCMEC Amber Alert
Vehicles detected in the last 30 days
Hotlist hits in the last 30 days
Searches in the last 30 days