Cranston RI PD

Transparency Portal

Last Updated: Mon Nov 29 2021
Overview
Cranston RI PD uses Flock Safety technology to capture objective evidence without compromising on individual privacy. Cranston RI PD utilizes retroactive search to solve crimes after they've occurred. Additionally, Cranston RI 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 Cranston RI 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.
Hotlist Policy
Hotlist hits are required to be human verified prior to action.
Usage
Data retention (in days)
30 days
Number of owned cameras
29
External organizations with access
Massachusetts State Police, NESPIN - New England State Police , Pawtucket RI PD, Quincy MA PD , Woonsocket RI PD
Hotlists Alerted On
NCIC, NCMEC Amber Alert
Vehicles detected in the last 30 days
556,158
Hotlist hits in the last 30 days
1,546
Searches in the last 30 days
356
Additional Info
Recent Success Story
Additional Info