Automated License Plate Reader (ALPR) - Adoption, Use, and Data Retention Policies (Asheville Police Department)

Dave Maass filed this request with the Asheville Police Department of Asheville, NC .
Multi Request Automated License Plate Reader (ALPR) - Adoption, Use, and Data Retention Policies
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From: Dave Maass


To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the North Carolina Public Records Law, I hereby request the following records:

Materials related to this agency's acquisition of, access to, preservation of, or disclosure of automated license plate readers (ALPR) or ALPR data:

1. Policies related to the adoption of ALPR technology, including those guiding the procurement process or necessary administrative obligations before acquisition.

2. Training policies, requirements, and materials for automatic license plate reader system operators.

3. Databases used to compare data obtained by the automatic license plate reader system.

4. Policies related to the retention and security of captured ALPR data, including those regarding:
- the length of time after capture that data may be preserved
- exceptions to general data preservation policies
- internal data security and access
- data destruction

5. Policies related to the sharing of captured ALPR data by this agency with other agencies, including those directing:
- the manner in which another agency may request data
- the circumstances under which captured data may be shared, and
- the responsibilities of the recipient agency in regards to data retention and use.
- access by this agency to data obtained by automatic license plate reader systems not operated by the law enforcement agency.

Please also provide the number of requests made by outside agencies, if applicable.

6. Policies related to the sale of data or the sharing of data with non-law enforcement actors.
- If applicable, please provide all agreements between this agency and non-law enforcement actors.

7. Policies regarding oversight of automatic license plate reader system use.

8. Audit Reports

9. Policies related to maintenance and calibration.

Please also provide maintenance and calibration schedules and records for the system on file.

10. Any other policies or reports on subjects related to automatic license plate reader system use by the agency.

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.

In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 10 business days.

Sincerely,

Dave Maass

From: Asheville Police Department

>
> Good morning,
>

The Asheville Police Department does not utilize Automated License Plate
Readers (ALPR), therefore there are no public records pursuant to your
request.

Thank you,
Christina Hallingse
Asheville Police Department
Public Information Officer

>
>
> ---------- Forwarded message ---------
> From: <requests@muckrock.com>
> Date: Thu, Dec 13, 2018 at 3:30 PM
> Subject: North Carolina Public Records Law Request: Automated License
> Plate Reader (ALPR) - Adoption, Use, and Data Retention Policies (Asheville
> Police Department)
> To: <thooper@ashevillenc.gov>
>
>
>
> Asheville Police Department
> North Carolina Public Records Law Office
> P.O. Box 7148
> Asheville, NC 28801
>
> December 13, 2018
>
> To Whom It May Concern:
>
> Pursuant to the North Carolina Public Records Law, I hereby request the
> following records:
>
> Materials related to this agency's acquisition of, access to, preservation
> of, or disclosure of automated license plate readers (ALPR) or ALPR data:
>
> 1. Policies related to the adoption of ALPR technology, including those
> guiding the procurement process or necessary administrative obligations
> before acquisition.
>
> 2. Training policies, requirements, and materials for automatic license
> plate reader system operators.
>
> 3. Databases used to compare data obtained by the automatic license plate
> reader system.
>
> 4. Policies related to the retention and security of captured ALPR data,
> including those regarding:
> - the length of time after capture that data may be preserved
> - exceptions to general data preservation policies
> - internal data security and access
> - data destruction
>
> 5. Policies related to the sharing of captured ALPR data by this agency
> with other agencies, including those directing:
> - the manner in which another agency may request data
> - the circumstances under which captured data may be shared, and
> - the responsibilities of the recipient agency in regards to data
> retention and use.
> - access by this agency to data obtained by automatic license plate reader
> systems not operated by the law enforcement agency.
>
> Please also provide the number of requests made by outside agencies, if
> applicable.
>
> 6. Policies related to the sale of data or the sharing of data with
> non-law enforcement actors.
> - If applicable, please provide all agreements between this agency and
> non-law enforcement actors.
>
> 7. Policies regarding oversight of automatic license plate reader system
> use.
>
> 8. Audit Reports
>
> 9. Policies related to maintenance and calibration.
>
> Please also provide maintenance and calibration schedules and records for
> the system on file.
>
> 10. Any other policies or reports on subjects related to automatic license
> plate reader system use by the agency.
>
> The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and
> this request is not being made for commercial purposes.
>
> In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform
> me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer
> the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or
> CD-ROM if not.
>
> Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I
> look forward to receiving your response to this request within 10 business
> days.
>
> Sincerely,
>
> Dave Maass
>
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> Tammy Hooper
> Chief of Police
> Asheville Police Department
>
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Thank you,

Christina Hallingse
Asheville Police Department
Public Information Officer
(O): 828-259-5881
(C): 828-230-4471

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