Automated License Plate Readers

The San Mateo County Sheriff’s Office operates on behalf of the Vehicle Theft Task Force, City of San Carlos and Town of Portola Valley, Automated License Plate Readers. The license plate, registration history, and geographical location information are downloaded to a server housed and maintained by the Northern California Regional Intelligence Center (NCRIC). In compliance with Civil Code 1789.90.51 and 1789.90.53 the following (LINK) will take you to the usage and privacy policy of the NCRIC. The San Mateo County Sheriff’s Offices policy can be found (HERE).