ALPR Data (Lake Mills Police Department)

Jayme Sileo filed this request with the Lake Mills Police Department of Lake Mills, WI.
Multi Request ALPR Data
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From: Jayme Sileo


To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Wisconsin Open Records Act, I hereby request the following records:

Part A: Information related to Automated License Plate Reader (ALPR) data sharing.

1) The names of agencies and organizations with which the Agency shares ALPR data;
2) The names of agencies and organizations from which the Agency receives ALPR data;
3) The names of agencies and organizations with which the Agency shares “hot list” information;
4) The names of agencies and organizations from which the Agency receives “hot list” information;

Part B: Information Related to Numbers of “Detections” (plate scans) and “Hits” (plate scans that matched to a hotlist)

5) The aggregate number of detections collected during 2018;
6) The aggregate number of “hits” during 2018;
7) The aggregate number of detections collected during 2019;
8) The aggregate number of “hits” during 2019.

I am part of a team of students and journalists compiling data on ALPR use from agencies around the country. This information will be useful to academics, journalists, members of the public, and other law enforcement agencies. So far, hundreds of agencies across the United States have already provided this data. You can see many of the previous results here: https://www.eff.org/pages/explore-alpr

For items 1-4: This information is easily available within the Agency’s Vigilant Solutions LEARN system. The simplest way to extract this data is to generate an “Agency Data Sharing Report” PDF file from within LEARN. To do this, a user may simply go to the “Sharing” section of LEARN and select “Output Report.” A CSV/XLS file containing these records would also satisfy this request.

The instructions for extracting this data is described on pages 62-63 of the LEARN Agency Manager Guide, which may be found at this link:
https://www.documentcloud.org/documents/3860685-LEARN-5-1-Agency-Manager-Guide.html

For items 5-8: This information is easily available within the Agency’s Vigilant Solutions LEARN system. The simplest way to extract this data is to generate a “Dashboard Hit Ratio Report” PDF file from within LEARN. We would prefer the data for each year to be provided separately.

The instructions for extracting this data is described on pages 78-79 of the LEARN Agency Manager Guide, which may be found at this link:
https://www.documentcloud.org/documents/3860685-LEARN-5-1-Agency-Manager-Guide.html

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,

Jayme Sileo

From: Lake Mills Police Department

Hello Jayme. I have received your request. Thank you for supplying the instructions to locate the material.
Lt Cedarwall is our resident ALPR expert and will do his best to fulfill your request.

We will get back to you once he has had an opportunity to access the data you seek.

Mick

Chief Mick Selck
Lake Mills Police Department
200A Water Street
Lake Mills, WI 53551
Office: (920) 648-2354
Cell: (920) 650-3592
FAX: (920) 648-5214

From: Lake Mills Police Department

To whom it may concern:

Attached are the PDF records you requested. There is no data for 2018.

Branden Cedarwall
Lieutenant
Lake Mills Police Dept
200A Water St. ] Lake Mills, WI 53551
(920)648-2354
FAX: (920)648-5214
bcedarwall@ci.lake-mills.wi.us<mailto:bcedarwall@ci.lake-mills.wi.us>
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