Wichita KS PD

Transparency Portal

Last Updated: Thu May 30 2024
Overview
The Wichita Police Department uses Flock Safety technology to capture objective evidence without compromising on individual privacy. WPD uses investigative searches to solve crimes after they've occurred. Additionally, WPD uses real-time alerting of hotlist vehicles to capture wanted criminals. In an effort to ensure proper usage, transparency, and accountability, 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 WPD and is never sold to 3rd parties.
Prohibited Uses
Traffic enforcement, harassment or intimidation, usage based solely on a protected class (i.e. race, sex, religion), personal use.
Access Policy
All system access requires a unique user login, a valid law enforcement reason, and is stored indefinitely for auditing purposes.
Hotlist Policy
Hotlist hits are required to be human-verified with a second party prior to action. For instance, if an officer receives an alert, they must verify the accuracy before taking action.
Usage
Data retention (in days)
30 days
Number of Owned Devices (License Plate Readers and Gunshot Detection Devices)
167
External organizations with access
Abilene KS PD, Allen County KS Communications Center, Allen County KS SO, Amarillo TX PD, Andover KS PD, Arkansas City KS PD, Augusta KS DPS, Avon IN PD, Ballwin MO PD, Barber County KS SO, Barton County KS SO, Bel Aire KS PD, Belle Plaine KS PD, Bentley KS PD, Benton KS PD, Brentwood MO PD, Bridgeton MO PD, Burrton KS PD, Butler County KS SO, Caldwell KS PD, Caney KS PD, Catoosa OK PD, Chanute KS PD, Chase County KS SO, Chautauqua County KS SO, Cherokee County KS SO, Cherryvale KS PD, Clayton MO PD, Clearwater KS PD, Cleveland Heights OH PD, Cloud County KS SO, Coffeyville KS PD, Colwich KS PD, Cowley County KS SO, Crawford County KS SO, Crestwood MO PD, Creve Coeur MO PD, Derby KS PD, Des Peres MO DPS, Eastborough KS PD, El Dorado KS PD, Elk County KS SO, Ellinwood KS PD, Ellisville MO PD, Emporia KS PD, Eureka MO PD, Farmington MO PD, FBI, Festus MO PD, Flock Safety PD Test Org, Frontenac KS PD, Garden Plain KS PD, Gardner KS PD, Goddard KS PD, Grant County KS SO, Gray County KS SO, Great Bend KS PD, Halstead KS PD, Haltom City TX PD, Hamilton County KS SO, Harvey County KS SO, Haven KS PD, Haysville KS PD, Hendricks County IN SO, Hesston KS PD, Hillsboro KS PD, Hoisington KS PD, Hutchinson KS PD, Jefferson County MO SO, Johnson County KS SO, Junction City KS PD, Kansas City MO PD, Kansas Highway Patrol, Kansas KBI, Kansas Wildlife and Parks, Kearney NE PD, Kearny County KS SO, Kingman County KS SO, Kingman KS PD, Kirkwood MO PD, Lake St. Louis MO PD, Leavenworth County KS SO, Leavenworth KS PD, Leawood KS PD, Louisville Metro KY PD, Lyon County KS SO , Maize KS PD, Manchester MO PD, Marion County KS SO, Marysville KS PD, Medicine Lodge KS PD, Minneapolis KS PD, Missouri State Highway Patrol, MOCIC , Montgomery County KS SO, Moore OK PD, Mulvane KS PD, Muskogee OK PD, Neodesha KS PD, Newton KS PD, North Newton KS PD, North Richland Hills TX PD, O'Fallon MO PD, Oklahoma City OK PD, Olathe KS PD, Ottawa KS PD, Overland Park KS PD, Oxford KS PD, Park City KS PD, Parsons KS PD, Pawnee County KS SO, Pittsburg KS PD, Plainfield IN PD, Pratt County KS SO, Reno County KS SO, Riley County KS PD, Rose Hill KS PD, Salina KS PD, Saline County KS SO, San Marcos TX PD, Sedgwick County KS SO, Sedgwick KS PD, South Hutchinson KS PD, Springfield MO PD, St. Louis County MO PD, St. Louis Metro MO PD, Ste. Genevieve County MO SO , Sumner County KS SO, Texas Financial Crimes Intelligence Center, Thomas County KS SO, Tonkawa OK PD, Topeka KS PD, Town & Country MO PD, Ulysses KS PD, University City MO PD, Valley Center KS DPS, Vigo County IN SO, Wallace County KS SO, Wamego KS PD, Waukee IA PD, Wausau WI PD, Wellington KS PD, Wentzville MO PD, Wichita Falls TX PD , Wichita State University KS PD, Winfield KS PD
Hotlists Alerted On
NCIC, NCMEC Amber Alert
Vehicles detected in the last 30 days
865,259
Hotlist hits in the last 30 days
187,001
Searches in the last 30 days
1,390
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