license plate readers

A new report says law enforcement is tracking Americans' every move with license plate readers. (Photo: CBS 2)

Report: Law Enforcement Watching Us Like Hawks With License Plate Scanners

Think about everywhere you drove on Wednesday — to work, the gym, daycare. Now consider this: a new report says thanks to a growing web of cameras, police keep track of your every move.

07/17/2013

Surveillance Cameras (file / credit: clipart.com)

Glen Cove Mayor Defends Addition Of Dozens Of Surveillance Cameras

A network of 50 surveillance cameras will be watching the downtown areas and municipal parking lots 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

04/06/2012

Communications clerk Angel Castro monitors a remote surveillance camera view in the newly-opened Surveillance Operations Center - Newark, NJ - July 1, 2008 - Photo: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images

New Jersey Cities Getting Grants For Crime Fighting Technology

17 cities are getting federal grant money to install cameras and license plate readers, and people to check those systems.

04/06/2011

Generic Police File Photo (credit: CBS 2)

Police Install License Readers That Scan In Real Time

In Nutley, N.J., the police department is installing automatic license plate readers in cop cars in order to scan plates in real time. Three cameras run the numbers to check for expired plates, to identify stolen vehicles and criminals with warrants.

01/08/2011