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Anchor Wale Aliyu looks into privacy concerns with license plate readers

Posted at 7:36 PM, Aug 09, 2023

EL CAJON, Calif. (KGTV) — ABC 10News Anchor Wale Aliyu was in the East County community where police and the mayor are touting the success of their license plate readers, saying the program has already led to several arrests.

The council got to ask questions directly to the police and the company that owns the readers before voting to approve this pilot program.

The idea is that these are a crime-fighting tool and the city is saying they're already seeing results.

Watch the video above for more details.