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Illinois State Police set to install license plate reader cameras in Lake County, possibly in McHenry County

State police say they are expanding their use of license plate reader cameras on expressways by installing them across the suburban area, including Lake and possibly McHenry counties, to help solve crime. The Illinois State Police (ISP) said on Thursday they are continuing to increase use of technology, which impacts their ability to target and […]

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Governor signs legislation to expand use of cameras to fight crime on Illinois expressways

Gov. JB Pritzker has signed legislation that will allow for the expanded use of cameras to aid law enforcement in investigating crime on expressways and highways in Illinois. “There is nothing more important than keeping Illinoisans safe—in our schools, in our parks, and on our expressways,” Pritzker said. “The tragic incidences of gun violence on […]

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Illinois State Police adding more license plate reading cameras to assist in expressway shooting investigations

Nearly five dozen automated license plate reading cameras are being installed to supplement the current 99 cameras that assist in shooting investigations on Chicago area expressways, state police announced. The Illinois State Police (ISP), in cooperation with the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) and the Chicago Department of Transportation (CDOT), announced on Wednesday that 56 […]

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Installation of cameras to assist in shooting investigations begins on Chicago area expressways

Illinois State Police announced that the installation of over 200 cameras has begun on Chicago area expressways to help combat the massive rise in expressway shootings. The Illinois State Police (ISP), in cooperation with the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) and the Chicago Department of Transportation (CDOT), began installing license plate reading cameras. Earlier this […]