Yakima WA PD

Transparency Portal

Last Updated: Sun Sep 24 2023
Yakima Police Department is committed to transparency and as such uses Flock Safety technology to capture objective evidence without compromising on individual privacy. Yakima WA PD utilizes retroactive search to solve crimes after they've occurred. Additionally, the Yakima Police Department 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.
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 Yakima WA 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 an individual to be a member of the police department and a valid reason and is stored indefinitely.
Hotlist Policy
Hotlist hits are required to be human verified prior to action.
Data retention (in days)
30 days
Number of owned cameras
External organizations with access
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Hotlists Alerted On
NCIC, NCMEC Amber Alert
Vehicles detected in the last 30 days
Hotlist hits in the last 30 days
Data Unavailable
Searches in the last 30 days
Public Search Audit