license plate scanners

Glen Cove, NY - Feb 21, 2012 (credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

Some Concerned About Surveillance Cameras In Glen Cove

Is it big brother or good policing in Glen Cove, Long Island?


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.