Ukiah CA PD

Transparency Portal

Last Updated: Fri Jun 24 2022
Overview
Ukiah PD - CA uses Flock Safety technology to capture objective evidence without compromising on individual privacy. Ukiah PD - CA utilizes retroactive search to solve crimes after they've occurred. Additionally, Ukiah PD - CA 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 Ukiah PD - CA 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
14
External organizations with access
Clearlake CA PD, Lake County CA SO, Mendocino County SO-CA, San Mateo CA PD, San Mateo County CA SO, Ukiah Fire CA FD
Hotlists Alerted On
California SVS, NCMEC Amber Alert
Vehicles detected in the last 30 days
192,464
Hotlist hits in the last 30 days
387
Searches in the last 30 days
128
Additional Info
Current Policy Manual
Current Ukiah PD Policy regarding ALPR usage to be found in Section 470 of Ukiah Police Policy Manual- https://www.ukiahpolice.com/about/upd-policy-manual/