Madison SD PD

Transparency Portal

Last Updated: Fri Feb 03 2023
Madison SD PD uses Flock Safety technology to capture objective evidence without compromising on individual privacy. Madison SD PD utilizes retroactive search to solve crimes after they've occurred. Additionally, Madison SD 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.
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 Madison SD 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.
Data retention (in days)
30 days
Number of owned cameras
External organizations with access
Altoona IA PD, Ankeny IA PD, Camanche IA PD, Cape Girardeau MO PD, Clinton IA PD, Kearney NE PD, MOCIC , Urbandale IA PD, US Postal Inspection Service, West Des Moines IA PD, WI Department of Justice
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