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License Plate Database

Initially developed for law enforcement, the license plate database is part of a specific set of tools known as license plate recognition equipment are used to capture license plate tracking data related to specific license plate numbers. These scans are then stored in databases which can be searched by license plate or VIN. These databases are now accessible to public and private agencies alike. They can be used for investigative reasons such as tracking the movements of a potential criminal or to find owner information, vehicle history, or time and location of a vehicle sighting.