LPD releases a map of Flock camera locations

UPDATE: View the locations of the cameras on the official LPD website here or below.

By Jillian Riseman, CivicLex

The Social Services & Public Safety (SSPS) Committee will meet again this week and hear two presentations. Their first presentation will be a police technology overview from Commander Matthew Greathouse of the Lexington Police Department.

  • Over half of the 75 newly acquired Flock cameras have been placed. The presentation claims a map of the cameras is on the LPD Transparency Page — as of writing this newsletter a map of specific locations is not uploaded, but it should be up by the time of the presentation on Tuesday.
  • The overview also discusses Fusus, the new technology integration platform proposed in the Mayor’s Budget. Fusus can integrate Flock cameras, and security cameras from residents and businesses who volunteer to have their footage used, to provide real-time updates on criminal activity and investigations.
  • LPD has created a Real-Time Intelligence Center to manage the software, and requested the creation of two Intelligence Police Analyst positions in the budget to manage the new program.

After the police technology overview, Commissioner of Public Safety Ken Armstrong will review the city’s preparation, mobilization, and response to the March 3rd wind storm that impacted much of the Lexington community. You can view the presentations here.

The Social Services & Public Safety Committee will meet on Tuesday, May 2nd at 1pm in Council Chambers. This meeting is open to the public and you can attend in person or watch live on LexTV.

A Flock automatic license plate reader at the corner of Fortune Drive and Liberty Road in Lexington. (The Lexington Times)