St. Louis County MN SO

Transparency Portal

Last Updated: Wed May 29 2024
Overview
St. Louis County MN SO uses Flock Safety technology to capture objective evidence without compromising on individual privacy. St. Louis County MN SO utilizes retroactive search to solve crimes after they've occurred. Additionally, St. Louis County MN SO 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. Louis County MN SO 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
7
External organizations with access
Anoka County MN SO, Anoka MN PD, Blaine MN PD, Bloomington MN PD, Champlin MN PD, Chaska MN PD, Coon Rapids MN PD, Deephaven MN PD, Faribault MN PD, Fridley MN PD, Hennepin County MN SO, Hopkins MN PD, Houston TX PD, Minnetonka MN PD, Mounds View MN PD, Orono MN PD, Paul Bunyan Task Force MN, Plymouth MN PD, Richfield MN PD, Robbinsdale MN PD, Roseville MN PD, Saint Croix Falls WI PD, Sartell MN PD, South Lake Minnetonka MN PD, St. Cloud MN PD, St. Louis Park PD MN, Three Rivers Park District MN PD, Wayzata MN PD, West Hennepin MN Public Safety Department, Willmar MN PD, Woodbury MN DPS
Hotlists Alerted On
NCMEC Amber Alert, MN BCA
Vehicles detected in the last 30 days
79,889
Hotlist hits in the last 30 days
1,217
Searches in the last 30 days
44
Public Search Audit
Additional Info
Recent Success Story
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