Data including a unique violation identification number, location, type of violation, travel lane, speed, day, date, time of day and direction of travel are encrypted and stamped onto still photographs and a video clip for an enforceable chain-of-custody and evidence package. GovComm first presents the evidence package to local law enforcement (by secure download) for review and determination of infraction. In the event of a permissible act, further action is not necessary. If a violation is confirmed, the information is passed to an independent municipal service bureau for citation processing and collection.
GovComm’s eCop license plate recognition engine processes information with all North American departments of motor vehicles to determine vehicle ownership. Within 7 days of law enforcement decision, a notice of violation is mailed to the vehicle owner.
GovComm provides a website for access to violation information. Vehicle owners receive a unique identifier and a password on the notice of violation to allow a secure online path to the photos and video clip. Instructions are provided for payment, or, alternatively a procedure for court challenge.
The objectives of GovComm’s eCop photo traffic enforcement system are consistent with its mission: Deterring Dangerous Driving Behavior While Increasing Public Safety. Signs and publicity campaigns typically warn drivers that photo enforcement is in use. Revenue is generated from fines paid by drivers who continue to run red lights, but this is a fundamental component of all traffic enforcement programs. Ideally, ticket revenue should decline over time as the cameras succeed in deterring would-be red-light runners.
GovComm’s confidence in every aspect of its red light, speed and toll photo enforcement programs and its financial strength are the impetus for GovComm’s provision of capital for equipment, engineering, permitting, installation, maintenance and operations thereby eliminating municipality financial risk. eCop costs are recouped from ticket revenue and municipalities generally receive handsome income streams.
GovComm, Inc. is a spin-off of a division of Aventura Technologies, Inc. which is recognized as a world leader in the video surveillance industry. The GovComm security division was formed in 1999 and has been responsible for more than one million video surveillance endpoints in an array of military, law enforcement, transportation, corrections, institutional, defense and gaming venues. GovComm, Inc. is headquartered in Miami, Florida with satellite offices in Washington, DC and New York.
For more information on GovComm, Inc. please visit: www.GovComm.us
Craig A. Waltzer
Chief Executive Officer
Office: 305-937-2000 x 7101