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Mall becomes first in New Jersey to install license plate readers

Posted By admin On August 15, 2013 @ 11:07 am In Prison Planet | Comments Disabled

Carol Gorga Williams and Larry Higgs
Asbury Park Press [1]
August 15, 2013

FREEHOLD TOWNSHIP — The next time you go shopping at the Freehold Raceway Mall, keep in mind: Big Brother will be watching.

License plate readers — which record the license plates of every car that enters and leaves the mall — have been installed over the entrances and exits to the Freehold mall as a counterterrorism measure. They are the first to be installed at a major shopping mall in the state.

Officials with the Monmouth County Sheriff’s Office said the mall was selected because of its potential as a terrorist target.

“The Freehold Raceway Mall is one of the largest shopping malls in New Jersey,” said Cynthia Scott, spokeswoman for Sheriff Shaun Golden, in an email.

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[1] Asbury Park Press: http://asburyparkpress.nj.newsmemory.com/publink.php?shareid=085208d9f

[2] New East Palo Alto license plate readers will run plates through crime databases: http://www.prisonplanet.com/new-east-palo-alto-license-plate-readers-will-run-plates-through-crime-databases.html

[3] Massive surveillance nation: Police now using license plate scanners to collect intelligence on cars, no crime necessary: http://www.prisonplanet.com/massive-surveillance-nation-police-now-using-license-plate-scanners-to-collect-intelligence-on-cars-no-crime-necessary.html

[4] Lawmakers propose bar codes & RFID transponders to be put on every license plate: http://www.prisonplanet.com/lawmakers-propose-bar-codes-rfid-transponders-to-be-put-on-every-license-plate.html

[5] Police Documents on License Plate Scanners Reveal Mass Tracking: http://www.prisonplanet.com/police-documents-on-license-plate-scanners-reveal-mass-tracking.html

[6] POLICE STATE: New LAPD Cruisers Equipped With Infrared Cameras, License Plate Scanners…: http://www.prisonplanet.com/police-state-new-lapd-cruisers-equipped-with-infrared-cameras-license-plate-scanners.html

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