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.
Facial recognition, People, Gender, Race
Data is used for law enforcement purposes only. Data is owned by Johnston RI PD and is never sold to 3rd parties.
Immigration enforcement, traffic enforcement, harrassment or intimidation, usage based solely on a protected class (i.e. race, sex, religion), Personal use.
All system access requires a valid reason and is stored indefinitely.
Hotlist hits are required to be human verified prior to action.
Vehicles detected in the last 30 days
Hotlist hits in the last 30 days
Searches in the last 30 days