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Video Analytics: Cities Using LPR Systems to Prosecute Parking Violations

Cities that use street sweepers know how parked cars can hinder the efforts to keep streets clean. Every parked car means three car lengths worth of space that cannot be cleaned leaving contaminants to blow freely in the wind, which reduces the overall effectiveness of street cleaning operations. This means money is wasted, which is especially troubling in these tough economic times. A city LPR system will not only reduce parking violators over time but can also generate additional revenue for the city and pay for itself!

Read more at: http://www.parkingtoday.com/articledetails.php?id=995

Tampa Police Department Uses LPR System to Recover Stolen Vehicles Fast

An LPR camera system can read thousands of plates an hour. Read how one Florida police department uses their LPR system to locate stolen vehicles and bring criminals to justice. The article also addresses privacy concerns and discusses the relative benefits on implementing a city wide LPR system.

Read More at: http://www.sptimes.com/2006/07/28/Tampabay/A_split_second_glimps.shtml

 

Financial viability of LPR Camera Systems

An LPR camera system can raise revenues in more ways than you might expect. For example, the savings from reduced accidents and emergency response calls is often greater than even the extra revenue from increased ticketing. The public safety advantage of an LPR system is priceless, numerous studies have shown they reduce the overall number of accidents in a given area.

Read more at: http://www.wisegeek.com/are-traffic-cameras-financially-beneficial.htm

Benefits of a LPR Camera System

LPR camera systems have many applications and can provide your department with numerous benefits. LPR systems provide an unparallelled level of additional security to your enforcement area.

- Recovery of stolen vehicles has never been easier, a dedicated LPR system can actively search it’s database for license plates

- Easily identify suspended or revoked drivers/registrations

- AMBER Alert tracking

- Track gang and other criminal movement

- Enhance traffic safety

- Assist in homeland security initiatives and terrorist interdiction

- Secure areas with geofencing

Over time your LPR system will collect valuable behavioral information and traffic patterns. Such information can provide valuable insight into investigations, past and present, as well as serve as a unique database for other city projects. It is because of this that LPR systems can easily pay for themselves, a reliable system from PC Surveillance will serve you for many years.