Pawtucket RI PD

Transparency Portal

Last Updated: Sat Jul 20 2024
Overview
The Pawtucket Rhode Island Police Department utilizes Flock Safety technology to capture objective evidence without compromising individual privacy. The Pawtucket Police Department employs retroactive search capabilities to investigate crimes after they have occurred. Additionally, The Pawtucket Police Department utilizes Flocks real time alerting to notify officers when a vehicle associated with a Missing Person, Kidnapping, Amber Alert, Silver Alert, Wanted Criminal, or a vehicle associated with a criminal investigation passes a Flock license plate reader. In addition to implementing a department policy which addresses proper procedure and prohibited conduct, the Pawtucket Police Department has made the below 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 Pawtucket RI 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.
Usage
Data retention (in days)
30 days
Number of owned cameras
21
Hotlists Alerted On
NCIC, NCMEC Amber Alert
Vehicles detected in the last 30 days
406,512
Hotlist hits in the last 30 days
2,119
Searches in the last 30 days
635