Dale Bowen

Well-known member
Apr 1, 2020
CHAMPAIGN, IL – The City of Champaign is pleased to share details about the effectiveness of Automated License Plate Reader (ALPR) technology in addressing felony crimes in our community. Even as the technology was being installed, ALPRs proved to be highly effective investigative tools and aided Champaign Police in 54 investigations. This includes felony arrests in three homicides, the arrest of two suspected arsonists, and the recovery of 17 stolen vehicles. Thirteen of these crimes also involved illegally possessed firearms. Champaign Police also successfully used ALPRs to locate and ensure the safety of an endangered missing person. Read more: https://champaignil.gov/2023/02/16/...pilot-use-of-automated-license-plate-readers/