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File #: 2018-5109 (30 minutes)   
Type: Regular Agenda Item
Body: City Council
On agenda: 2/6/2018
Title: Recommendation to Authorize the City Manager, or Her Designee, to Negotiate and Execute Purchase Agreements not to Exceed $500,000 for the Acquisition of Thirteen Fixed Location Automated License Plate Recognition (ALPR) Systems; and Adoption of Resolution Amending the General Fund and Technology Replacement Fund Budget for Fiscal Year 2017-18. (Police 3121)
Attachments: 1. Exhibit 1- ALPR Policy, 2. Exhibit 2- ALPR Options, 3. Exhibit 3- LEHR Project Quote, 4. Exhibit 4 - V5 Solar Power Unit, 5. Resolution, 6. Correspondence - Updated 2-6, 7. Submittal
Title

Recommendation to Authorize the City Manager, or Her Designee, to Negotiate and Execute Purchase Agreements not to Exceed $500,000 for the Acquisition of Thirteen Fixed Location Automated License Plate Recognition (ALPR) Systems; and

Adoption of Resolution Amending the General Fund and Technology Replacement Fund Budget for Fiscal Year 2017-18. (Police 3121)

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To: Honorable Mayor and Members of the City Council

From: Jill Keimach, City Manager

Re: Recommendation to Authorize the City Manager, or Her Designee, to Negotiate and Execute Purchase Agreements not to Exceed $500,000 for the Acquisition of Thirteen Fixed Location, Automated License Plate Recognition Systems; and Adoption of Resolution Amending the General Fund and Technology Replacement Fund Budget for Fiscal Year 2017-18

BACKGROUND

The Alameda Police Department has been utilizing a mobile Automated License Plate Recognition (ALPR) system since receiving City Council approval for its purchase and use in May, 2014.
As originally approved, there are currently four marked patrol vehicles that have ALPR cameras. The system records data to include the license plate number, date, time, and location for each license plate scanned. The cameras are not designed to photograph the occupants of the vehicles, and they do not include any personal identifying information of the occupants or registered owner of the vehicle. As required by current APD policy, which was created with community and City Council input, the data is stored in a law enforcement only database by a private vendor for a period of six months. The data is used by the Alameda Police Department for crime prevention, as an investigative tool for solving crimes, and locating missing and wanted individuals.
The current ALPR system is limited in its ability to provide complete coverage of the City, as scans can only be accomplished by the four equipped patrol cars while they are in service. In order to obtain ALPR data, the ALPR pa...

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