Piedmont CA PD

Transparency Portal

Last Updated: Sat Jul 31 2021
Overview
The Piedmont Police Department uses Flock Safety's Operating System to capture objective evidence without compromising on individual privacy. Piedmont PD utilizes retroactive search to solve crimes after they've occurred. Additionally, PPD utilizes real-time alerting of hotlist vehicles to capture wanted criminals. In an effort to be open with the public to demonstrate our proper usage and communicate what guardrails are in place, we have made the below policies and usage statistics available to the public.
Policies
What's Detected
Vehicles, License Plates
What's Not Detected
Facial recognition, People, Gender, Race
Acceptable Use Policy
Data is used for law enforcement purposes only. Data is owned by Piedmont 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 case number and is stored indefinitely. This data is regularly audited every 90 days.
Hotlist Policy
Hotlist hits are required to be human verified prior to action.
Usage
Data retention
60 days
Number of owned cameras
5
External agencies who have access
Alameda CA PD, Daly City CA PD, Danville CA PD, El Cerrito CA PD, Fairfield CA PD, Hercules CA PD, Livermore CA PD, Los Gatos PD - Los Gatos, CA , Marin County Sheriff CA PD, Napa County CA Sheriff, NCRIC, Oakland CA PD, Oakley CA PD, Pinole CA PD, San Mateo CA PD, San Mateo County CA CO SO, San Pablo CA PD , San Ramon CA PD, Santa Maria CA PD
Hotlists Alerted On
NCIC, California SVS, NCMEC Amber Alert
Vehicles detected in the last 30 days
103,873
Hotlist hits in the last 30 days
192
Searches in the last 30 days
349
Search Audit
Additional Info
Disclaimer
The Piedmont Police Department is in the process of transitioning all of its cameras to Flock Safety and so the ALPR data reflected in the Transparency Portal is not reflective of all the data the Department is collecting.