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City considers car-license cameras

The City of Shelton is considering installing 12 cameras at city entrances that read vehicle license plates and within 20 seconds alert Shelton Police of stolen plates or cars, missing persons or abducted children.

At a June 25 study session, the Shelton City Council heard presentations on the system by Flock Safety that is used in 61 locales in the state, including the cities of Olympia, Kent, Marysville, Omak, Centralia and Aberdeen.

“One of the biggest things to understand about this is if someone is rolling into our city with a stolen car, or stolen plates on their car, they’re not here fo...

 

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