NYPD paper license plate crackdown tracker

complaints filed

summonses issued


Resolution Count
Took action 857
Found no violation 585
Action not necessary 534
Summons 307
Gone 306
Provided information 148
Jurisdiction 112
Report 16
Contact Info 10

“If you dare to obscure your real license plate, or if you affix an altered or forged temporary plate to your vehicle, we are out there right now in real time looking for your car and looking for you.”
—NYPD Transportation Bureau Chief Kim Royster

The NYPD is cracking down on fraudulent paper license plates. How are they doing? Data from NYC 311. Spot a paper plate? Report it. First report: July 6, 2022. Last updated: Monday, October 3, 2022 at 10:08 AM EDT.