Piedmont CA PD

Transparency Portal

Last Updated: Sun Aug 14 2022
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
39
External agencies who have access
ACRATT -CA, Alameda CA PD, Antioch PD - CA, Atherton CA PD, Benicia CA PD, Citrus Heights PD- CA, City of Millbrae CA (SMCSO), Colma CA PD, Concord CA PD, Daly City CA PD, Danville CA PD, Dixon CA PD, El Cerrito CA PD, Elk Grove CA PD, Fairfield CA PD, Fremont CA PD, Hayward CA PD, Hercules CA PD, Hillsborough CA PD, Livermore CA PD, Lodi CA PD, Los Gatos Monte Sereno PD - CA, Marin County Sheriff CA PD, Milpitas CA PD, Morgan Hill CA PD, Napa County CA SO, NCRIC, Newark CA PD , Novato CA PD, Oakland CA PD, Oakley CA PD, Orinda CA PD, Pinole CA PD, Pleasanton CA PD, Redwood City CA PD, Richmond CA PD, Rio Vista CA PD, Rocklin CA PD, San Bruno CA PD, San Mateo CA PD, San Mateo County CA SO, San Pablo CA PD , San Ramon CA PD, Santa Clara PD - CA, Santa Maria CA PD, Sausalito CA PD, Solano County CA SO, Tracy CA PD, Vacaville CA PD, Walnut Creek CA PD
Hotlists Alerted On
NCIC, California SVS, NCMEC Amber Alert
Vehicles detected in the last 30 days
180,286
Hotlist hits in the last 30 days
1,234
Searches in the last 30 days
84
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.