Report 2019-118 Recommendation 35 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 #35 To: Marin County Sheriff's Department

To ensure that ALPR system access is limited to agency staff who have a need and a right to use ALPR data, Marin should, by April 2020, review all user accounts and deactivate accounts for separated employees, inactive users, and others as necessary.

60-Day Agency Response

The Marin County Sheriff's Office has completed this recommendation. Detective Pence has reviewed all accounts and all active accounts are only for eligible current employees. The Marin County Sheriff's Office has also implemented a procedure for documenting these checks, ensuring that only eligible employees have access to ALPR system.

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

All Recommendations in 2019-118

Agency responses received are posted verbatim.