Some red light cameras now have ALPR
ALPR and Photo-enforcement just joined forces to send Veil Guy's blood pressure through the roof.
Oak Forest (IL) police are believed to be the first in the country and perhaps the world to successfully test the village's red light cameras to locate vehicles identified in an Amber Alert.
Once a license plate number is entered into the computer system, the cameras stop enforcing red light violations so they can focus on viewing the license plates of cars traveling through an intersection.
Once the cameras identify the targeted vehicle, a text message is sent to police department e-mail accounts along with an image of the vehicle captured on camera.
The full article can be read here The SouthtownStar
Original Press release: Gatso USA introduces industry's first Amber Alert photo enforcement camera - ITS International - News Article
Red Light Cameras & ALPR (License Plate Recognition)
Red Light Cameras & ALPR (Automatic License Plate Recognition)
Are these companies reading my blog? :motz:
Seriously, though, not a surprising development at all, I could see it coming; it was just a matter of time.
Bin Laden can stay in his 'cave;' we are doing his work for him: destroying our societies' freedoms (in the name of 'protecting' them).
Where are we headed? All one has to do is look down the road a little to see that Singapore is the next exit and a police state, a left turn after that.
Liberty is lost through complacency and a subservient mindset. When we accept or even welcome automobile checkpoints, random searches, mandatory identification cards, and paramilitary police in our streets, we have lost a vital part of our American heritage. America was born of protest, revolution, and mistrust of government. Subservient societies neither maintain nor deserve freedom for long. - Ron Paul, U.S. Congressman
We've got some more heavy-hitting factual information about photo enforcement that we'll be publishing soon...
Veil Guy :driver:
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