Grant brings license plate cameras to Cumberland County

    Cumberland County drivers, you’ve been warned. Come June, the Prosecutor’s Office, Sheriff’s Office and Bridgeton, Millville and Vineland are due for license plate cameras.

    The six cameras will be split up among the five entities, with two going to the Sheriff’s Office.

    The $159,000 Homeland Security grant will provide the technology needed to scan plates of cars parked or in motion, regardless of weather, the News of Cumberland County reports.

    Cameras mounted between the light bars and roofs of cars can scan plates and search a database for information like outdated registrations, warrants or stolen plates.

    The systems will be installed in June provided the bids approved by the county freeholders come in.

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