St. Helena CA PD

Transparency Portal

Last Updated: Wed Feb 28 2024
Overview
St. Helena CA PD uses Flock Safety technology to capture objective evidence without compromising on individual privacy. St. Helena CA PD utilizes retroactive search to solve crimes after they've occurred. Additionally, St. Helena CA 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.
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 St. Helena CA 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
2
External organizations with access
Calistoga CA PD, Fairfield CA PD, Lake County CA SO, Napa CA PD, Napa County CA SO, Solano County CA SO, Sonoma County CA SO, Vacaville CA PD, Vallejo CA PD
Hotlists Alerted On
California SVS, NCMEC Amber Alert
Vehicles detected in the last 30 days
19,450
Hotlist hits in the last 30 days
2
Searches in the last 30 days
31
Additional Info
St. Helena's full ALPR policy can be found at the following link: