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July 16, 2012

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Calif. town to vote on $42K grant for license plate scanning equipment

Signal Hill Police Chief Michael Langston recommends the council accept the grant

By Phillip Zonkel
Press Telegram

SIGNAL HILL, Calif. — Finding stolen vehicles or wanted suspects might get a little easier thanks to a $42,130 grant for 21st century technology from the Department of Homeland Security.

The city was awarded the grant so it can purchase equipment that scans license plates and immediately cross-references the information with criminal databases, according to a city council staff report.

Full story: Calif. town to vote on $42K grant for license plate scanning equipment