Johnston RI PD

Transparency Portal

Last Updated: Wed May 29 2024
Overview
Johnston RI PD uses Flock Safety technology to capture objective evidence without compromising on individual privacy. Johnston RI PD utilizes retroactive search to solve crimes after they've occurred. Additionally, Johnston 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 Johnston 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
3
Hotlists Alerted On
NCIC, NCMEC Amber Alert
Vehicles detected in the last 30 days
170,617
Hotlist hits in the last 30 days
477
Searches in the last 30 days
138