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DEPARTMENT POLICY & PROCEDURE 

      NPD Policy Manual Updated 5/14/2020     NPD Procedure Manual             

    NPD Policy Manual 5/14/2020         NPD Procedure Manual                                        Who We Are

 

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ANNUAL REPORTS 

                             NPD 2019 Annual Report 2018 NPD Annual Report  2017 NPD Annual Report

                             2019 DEPARTAMENTO DE POLICÍA DE NOVATO INFORME ANUAL

2018 DEPARTAMENTO DE POLICÍA DE NOVATO INFORME ANUAL   2017 DEPARTAMENTO DE POLICÍA DE NOVATO INFORME ANUAL

 

 AUDITS

2019 Novato Police Use of Force   2018 NPD Use of Force

 

Senate Bill 1421 - Effective January 1, 2019, SB 1421 requires the disclosure of records and information relating to specific types of incidents. No records currently exist for the Novato Police Department that meet the criteria detailed in SB 1421 (Penal Code Sections 832.7 & 832.8).

To learn more about Senate Bill 1421, click here

Senate Bill 978 - Effective January 1st, 2020, Senate Bill 978 requires local law enforcement agencies to conspicuously post on their Internet Web sites all current standards, policies, practices, operating procedures, and education and training materials that would otherwise be available to the public if a request was made pursuant to the California Public Records Act.  These documents can be found here.

To learn more about Senate Bill 978, click here

 


AUTOMATED LICENSE PLATE READER (ALPR)

Automated License Plate Reader (ALPR) technology, also known as License Plate Recognition, provides automated detection of license plates. ALPRs are used by the Novato Police Department to convert data associated with vehicle license plates for official law enforcement purposes, including identifying stolen or wanted vehicles, stolen license plates and missing persons. ALPRs may also be used to gather information related to active warrants, homeland security, electronic surveillance, suspect interdiction and stolen property recovery.

Automated License Plate Reader PolicyPhoto of top of police car with automated license plate reader device

 

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