LAPD’s License Plate Reader System Failing To Protect Driver Privacy, Audit Finds

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – A state audit this week blasted the Los Angeles Police Department and three other agencies for not doing enough to protect the privacy of the driver data they collect from their license plate readers.

The report released Thursday determined that the LAPD’s Automated License Plate Reader (ALPR) system has failed to protect driver privacy regarding how it shares its data and who can access it.