Canyon Lake is the most recent community to deploy Flock cameras that are said to reduce many crimes connected to motor vehicles, according to Holly Berlin with Flock Safety.
The cameras are deployed on signs and traffic standards in the areas of high vehicle traffic in the community that will soon provide Riverside County Sheriff’s deputies with quick access to reading license plates to spot reported stolen cars. While only focusing on a vehicle’s license plate they do not show the faces of the drivers or passengers.
“To prevent crime from occurring in Canyon Lake, the cameras will send a real-time alert to officers when a stolen car or a known wanted suspect from a national data crime database enters Canyon Lake. They can also alert police if a vehicle associated with a missi