Ontario OH PD

Transparency Portal

Last Updated: Fri Feb 03 2023
Ontario OH PD uses Flock Safety technology to capture objective evidence without compromising on individual privacy. Ontario OH PD utilizes retroactive search to solve crimes after they've occurred. Additionally, Ontario OH 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 Ontario OH PD and is never sold to 3rd parties.
Prohibited Uses
Immigration enforcement, traffic 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
External organizations with access
Akron OH PD, Bentleyville OH PD, Campbell OH PD, Clinton Township OH PD, Columbus OH PD, Copley Township OH PD, Galion OH PD, Green Township OH PD, Hamilton Township OH PD, Licking County OH SO, Loveland OH PD, Mahoning County OH SO, Mahoning Valley Law Enforcement TF (OH), Mansfield OH PD, Marion County OH SO, Miami County Park District OH Rangers, Napoleon OH PD, Newark OH PD, Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation, Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation (LE), Ohio State Highway Patrol, Oxford OH PD, Port Clinton OH PD, Preble County OH SO, Richfield OH PD, Richland County OH SO, South Central OH Major Crimes Unit
Hotlists Alerted On
NCIC, NCMEC Amber Alert
Vehicles detected in the last 30 days
Additional Info
Recent Success Story
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