Report 2019-118 Recommendation 28 Responses

Report 2019-118: Automated License Plate Readers: To Better Protect Individuals' Privacy, Law Enforcement Must Increase Its Safeguards for the Data It Collects (Release Date: February 2020)

Recommendation #28 To: Marin County Sheriff's Department

To protect ALPR data to the appropriate standard, by August 2020, Marin should identify the types of data in its ALPR system and, as Marin reviews or drafts its ALPR policy, ensure that it clarifies the types of information its officers may upload into its ALPR system, such as, but not limited to, information obtained through CLETS.

1-Year Agency Response

The policy has been revised and/or updated. The new policy number is 429. The current policy has been provided to you via the process for submitting supporting documents.

California State Auditor's Assessment of 1-Year Status: Fully Implemented

6-Month Agency Response

The Policy has been updated to state, "Hot Plate data shall not include names, address, or information obtained through CLETs data."

California State Auditor's Assessment of 6-Month Status: Pending

60-Day Agency Response

The Marin Sheriff's Department did not provide a 60 day response.

California State Auditor's Assessment of 60-Day Status: Pending

All Recommendations in 2019-118

Agency responses received are posted verbatim.