Category Archives: License Plate Scanning

New License Plate Scanners in Orange, CT

Police in Orange now have access to the latest in high tech vehicle plate scanning technology. According to this new report from the New Haven Register, the system developed by Vigilant Video automatically scans vehicle license plates, and matches them with data from from DMV records, police databases, and amber alerts. The targets for these […]

More CT License Plate Scanners

Automatic license plate scanning technology is now in use by police in Clinton, CT. As we’ve previously noted, these systems are rolled out in New Haven, and are rapidly expanding to other communities and law enforcement agencies in Connecticut and nationwide. These computer scanning systems track and identify huge numbers of license plates on vehicles, […]

Story on License Plate Scanners

This story was on NECN (see video) about license plate scanning technology being used in New Haven police vehicles. The technology consists of a video scanner that can passively read thousands of license plates per hour, when a police vehicle is either moving or parked by the side of the road. The license plate scans […]

Police License Plate Scanning Technology

Police are increasingly using automatic license plate scanning technology to run checks on every car they see. In this article, New Haven has been using it to locate stolen cars and those who owe back taxes. But this technology is readily adaptable for any kind of database search or background check. A police cruiser equipped […]