Police Minister Chris Hipkins said a full audit of how police officers are using license plate recognition cameras is underway.
the police Admitted Twice the vehicle is flagged as stolen when it is not, triggering the surveillance system to track the vehicle’s plate.
Hipkins said the new audit is a “big job” and plans to hold a briefing in December.
Police had already said they were reviewing training guidelines, he said.
Police also said they have reminded staff about the correct use of the system.
They issued new policies and rules on this two weeks ago.
Although the police only have 28 Automatic License Plate Recognition (ANPR) cameras, they have access to thousands of privately owned cameras hosted on two private networks.
https://www.rnz.co.nz/news/national/476033/audit-underway-into-police-use-of-number-plate-recognition-cameras Audit Underway Over Police Use of License Plate Recognition Cameras