If your union or employee rights organization asked you to participate in a sick-out/blue flu to support an employee rights issue, would you do it, even if it put your job in jeopardy?
Many state legislators are listening to the ACLU and others who want to rein in LPR operations. New Hampshire already bans the use of the technology except at toll stations, and other states are considering legislation that to some degree would change the way agencies use LPR.
New technology and modern practices are saving wear and tear on everything from budgets to personnel. In an era of doing more with less, it just makes sense.
One of the nation's most ambitious ALPR programs is in operation in Orange County, Calif. The countywide ALPR effort involves 50 vehicle-mounted ALPR units from Vigilant Solutions spread across 24 agencies.