License Plate Readers
The National Institute of Justice (NIJ) is in the process of developing a new License Plate Reader Standard and corresponding certification program requirements. This work is being performed by a Special Technical Committee (STC), comprised of practitioners from the field, researchers, testing experts, certification experts and representatives from stakeholder organizations.
Related documents available on this website:
- Working version of the standard Mobile License Plate Reader System Standard for Law Enforcement (PDF).
- License Plate Recognition Systems: Functions, Performance and Considerations for Law Enforcement (PDF).
- TechBeat article (Fall 2012), Prototype Portable LPR System Provides Options (PDF)
For more information on LPR systems go to the National Institute of Justice here: http://search.usa.gov/search?affiliate=national-institute-of-justice&page=1&query=License+Plate+Recognition+&utf8=%E2%9C%93
Download the License Plate Reader Policy Development Template for Use in Intelligence and Investigative Activities, published by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) here.