Hamilton County OH SO

Transparency Portal

Last Updated: Sat Jul 20 2024
Overview
Hamilton County OH SO uses Flock Safety technology to capture objective evidence without compromising on individual privacy. Hamilton County OH SO utilizes retroactive search to solve crimes after they've occurred. Additionally, Hamilton County OH SO 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, Not a traffic enforcement tool and does not issue citations
Acceptable Use Policy
Data is used for law enforcement purposes only. Data is owned by Hamilton County OH SO 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 subject to supervisory audit.
Hotlist Policy
Hotlist hits are required to be human verified prior to action.
Usage
Data retention (in days)
30 days