Automated License Plate Readers

The Town of Woodside entered into a contract with Flock Group, Inc. to install twenty automated license plate readers (ALPR) at specific locations in Town. The Town, through its contract for law enforcement services with the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office, has agreed to provide the Sheriff's Office with access to the footage to view, search, and archive the footage and to receive notifications via email or SMS to facilitate gathering of evidence for use in bona fide law enforcement investigations.

Transparency Portal

View summary information about the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office's use of the ALPR system.

ALPR Usage & Privacy Policy

All jurisdictions with an ALPR system are required to adopt a usage and privacy policy under State law. This policy is intended to limit access and abuse of ALPR data by identifying who will have access to data, how the ALPR system will be monitored, parameters for sharing ALPR data, measures that will be taken to protect the accuracy of ALPR data, and retention of ALPR data. View the Town's Automated License Plate Reader (ALPR) Usage and Privacy Policy (PDF).