Money for over 100 license plate readers is coming to the Panhandle  and the Panhandle Auto Burglary and Theft Unit were approved for a grant with the Motor Vehicle Crime Prevention Authority for the devices.

Commander Patrick McBroom, of the  Panhandle Auto Burglary and Theft Unit, says they’ve received a grant for $522,000, and the money will be for buying some equipment that is much needed for the area to combat catalytic converter thefts and will assist with other crimes and also purchasing a stationary license plate reader cameras,

Potter County is just one of the many departments that will be receiving cameras.

Other jurisdictions getting cameras include include Canyon, Randall, Dumas, and Moore County as well as many others.

A tagged car will send out, a notification that’ll go out to the department and the theft unit for quick intervention.