Napa CA PD

Transparency Portal

Last Updated: Wed Feb 28 2024
Napa Police Department uses Automatic License Plate Reader technology to capture objective evidence without compromising on individual privacy. Napa Police Department utilizes retroactive search to solve crimes after they've occurred. Additionally, Napa Police Department utilizes real time alerting of hotlist vehicles to capture wanted criminals, subjects of current investigation, repeat DUI offenders and subjects on probation for DUI. 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 Napa CA PD and is never sold to 3rd parties.
Prohibited Uses
Immigration enforcement, speed enforcement, harassment 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
Alameda County CA SO, Benicia CA PD, Brawley CA PD, CA - Napa Valley College Campus, Calistoga CA PD, Campbell CA PD, Carmel CA PD, Chino PD (CA), Clearlake CA PD, Contra Costa County CA SO, Corona CA PD, Costa Mesa CA PD, Danville CA PD, Dixon CA PD, El Cajon CA PD, El Cerrito CA PD, Fairfield CA PD, Folsom CA PD, Fort Bragg CA PD, Hayward CA PD, Hercules CA PD, Lake County CA SO, Lakeport CA PD, Livermore CA PD, Lompoc CA PD, Murrieta CA PD, Napa County CA SO, NCRIC, Novato CA PD, Oceanside CA PD, Palo Alto CA PD, Redwood City CA PD, Richmond CA PD, Rio Vista CA PD, Riverside County CA SD, San Mateo County CA SO, San Ramon CA PD, Santa Clara CA PD, Santa Rosa CA PD, Seaside CA PD, Solano County CA SO, Sonoma County CA SO, St. Helena CA PD, Tehachapi CA PD, Tustin CA PD , Union City CA PD, Vacaville CA PD, Ventura CA PD, West Sacramento CA PD, Willits CA PD
Hotlists Alerted On
California SVS, NCMEC Amber Alert
Vehicles detected in the last 30 days
Hotlist hits in the last 30 days
Searches in the last 30 days