ALPR data generated by the Vancouver Police Department

Michael Miller filed this request with the Vancouver Police Department of Vancouver, WA.
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From: Michael Miller


To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Washington Public Records Act, I hereby request the following records:

From the Vancouver Police Department (VPD), the following ALPR data for calendar year 2017:

(1) Number of vehicles equipped with ALPR systems within the Department’s fleet
(2) Number of license plates captured with ALPR systems
(3) Number of crime related vehicles located using the ALPR system
(4) Number of non-criminal queries, such as attempts to locate a missing endangered person

And the following current information:

(5) All policies, guidelines, manuals and/or instructions on department use of ALPR
(6) Make and model of ALPRs in use by the VPD
(7) A list of all agencies with which the VPD is sharing ALPR data

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 5 business days, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

Michael Miller

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Your request was received by the City of Vancouver, Washington, Records Division on 8/29/2018 and has been assigned reference number C000222-082918 for tracking purposes.
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08/29/2018
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MuckRock News
DEPT MR 59984 411A Highland Avenue
Somerville MA 02144-2516
RE: PUBLIC DISCLOSURE REQUEST C000222-082918
Dear MuckRock News:
This letter is an acknowledgement of your records request dated 8/27/2018 8:00:00 AM, for the following:
From the Vancouver Police Department (VPD), the following ALPR data for calendar year 2017:
(1) Number of vehicles equipped with ALPR systems within the Department’s fleet
(2) Number of license plates captured with ALPR systems
(3) Number of crime related vehicles located using the ALPR system
(4) Number of non-criminal queries, such as attempts to locate a missing endangered person
And the following current information:
(5) All policies, guidelines, manuals and/or instructions on department use of ALPR
(6) Make and model of ALPRs in use by the VPD
(7) A list of all agencies with which the VPD is sharing ALPR data

Due to the City’s other currently outstanding public records requests that we are in the process of responding to, I anticipate that the City will need until 9/20/2018 to locate and assemble the requested documents and to determine whether any of the information requested is exempt from disclosure.
You will be notified if additional time is required or if the requested records are ready earlier than the above referenced date. Please do not hesitate to contact me with any questions or concerns regarding the process of your request.
Thank you for your interest in public records.
Truly,
Raelyn McJilton
Records Officer

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From: Vancouver Police Department

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09/12/2018
Sent via email to:  requests@muckrock.com
MuckRock News
DEPT MR 59984 411A Highland Avenue
Somerville MA 02144-2516
RE: PUBLIC DISCLOSURE REQUEST C000222-082918
Dear MuckRock News:
This letter is an acknowledgement of your records request dated 8/27/2018 8:00:00 AM, for the following:
From the Vancouver Police Department (VPD), the following ALPR data for calendar year 2017:
(1) Number of vehicles equipped with ALPR systems within the Department’s fleet

We have 3 vehicles (2) Number of license plates captured with ALPR systems

202,633 (3) Number of crime related vehicles located using the ALPR system

156 (4) Number of non-criminal queries, such as attempts to locate a missing endangered person

Unknown And the following current information:
(5) All policies, guidelines, manuals and/or instructions on department use of ALPR

See Polices attached (614 pages) (6) Make and model of ALPRs in use by the VPD

PIPS SLATE-810-LE-P (7) A list of all agencies with which the VPD is sharing ALPR data

See VPD Data Sharing file attached.
The enclosed records comprise 629 pages.
If you feel that there are any missing documents or additional types of materials that your request sought, which are not included in the enclosed response, please contact me so your request may be clarified.
This concludes the City’s response to the above-mentioned request. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me.
Thank you for your interest in public records.
Truly,
Raelyn McJilton
Records Officer

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