Nevada County CA SO

Transparency Portal

Last Updated: Thu Jun 13 2024
Overview
Nevada County Sheriff's Office uses Flock Safety technology to capture objective evidence without compromising on individual privacy. Nevada County Sheriff's Office utilizes retroactive search to solve crimes after they've occurred. Additionally, Nevada County Sheriff's Office 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 Nevada County Sheriff's Office 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
13
Hotlists Alerted On
California SVS, NCMEC Amber Alert
Vehicles detected in the last 30 days
116,910
Hotlist hits in the last 30 days
148
Searches in the last 30 days
124