Orlando, Fla., Police Seek Access to License Plate Database

Government Technology: The Orlando, Fla., Police Department could soon have access to a massive database of license plate numbers of cars collected by privately owned cameras across the country.

City council members on Monday are expected to approve a request by OPD to purchase access to a commercial database operated by Vigilant Solutions, a company that sells license plate reader hardware, such as mobile and mounted cameras.

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