ALPR policy (LA County Sheriff)

Shawn Musgrave filed this request with the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department of Los Angeles County, CA.


From: Shawn Musgrave

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the California's Sunshine Amendment (Cal. Const. Art. I, ยง 3(b)), I hereby request the following records:

A copy of the written policy for the deployment of automated license plate recognition scanners/readers/systems, as well as for usage, storage and sharing of any data obtained by using such scanners.

I also request that, if appropriate, fees be waived as I believe this request is in the public interest. The requested documents will be made available to the general public free of charge as part of the public information service at, processed by a representative of the news media/press and is made in the process of news gathering and not for commercial usage.

In the event that fees cannot be waived, 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, as the statute requires.


Shawn Musgrave

From: Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department

A cover letter granting the request and outlining any exempted materials, if any.

From: Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department

A copy of documents responsive to the request.