Brookhaven cameras scanning license plates of motorists - CBS46 News

Brookhaven cameras scanning license plates of motorists

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DEKALB COUNTY, GA (CBS46) -

The city of Brookhaven is giving police immediate access to any information connected to the license plate of motorist with strategically placed cameras.

These cameras are scanning the license plates of every vehicle is part of a program with Georgia Power called 'SiteView.'

Since the start of the program, the cameras have scanned about three and half million license plates a month. Resulting in over 95,000 alerts to offenses ranging from carjackings to suspended insurance.

The cameras are working so well that police say they have more time to focus on other crimes.

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