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Gurnee police and Gurnee Mills set up license plate reading camera to combat crime at the mall

An automated license plate reading camera was installed at Gurnee Mills in September to help combat crime and increase security at the mall, police announced. The automated license plate reader (ALPR) system was installed on September 13 and is a result of a continued partnership between the Gurnee Police Department and Gurnee Mills to enhance […]

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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 […]