City of East Point Police Department
Virtual Patrol and Private Camera Access Program

 

Memorandum of understanding.


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Section 1: General

The City of East Point has been notified by ("Business/Owner Name") located at ("Address"), a private business or property, located within the incorporated city limits, of a request to participate in the Virtual Patrol and Private Camera Access Program.

This Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) contains a description, services, and limitations of the Virtual Patrol and Private Camera Access Program.

Section 2: Description

The City of East Point is partnering with agreeable businesses to expand current city wide camera network to include cameras located on private property.  The equipment will be purchased and maintained by ("Business/Owner Name") and the East Point holds no ownership over the equipment purchased.

Access to video feeds and information obtained by the equipment will be provided by internet connection supplied by ("ISP Name")  All equipment must be compatible with the Genetec Stratocast Cloud Camera System.

The Genetec Cloud Camera System allows for live video feeds from cameras located on private property outside the City of East Point’s current camera infrastructure to be viewable by the City of East Point Police Department in real time.

Section 3: What services will be provided?

The City of East Point Police Department will provide Virtual Patrol of camera footage provided by ("Business/Owner Name").

The City of East Point Police Department will provide assistance in the selection and placement of equipment, if requested.

The City of East Point Police Department will notify ("Business/Owner Name") if equipment is malfunctioning or is in need of maintenance.

The City of East Point Police Department will provide police response to any illegal or suspicious activity observed.

The City of East Point Police Department will utilize archived video footage to assist in the investigation of illegal activity. 

Section 4: Limitations

All costs associated with the purchase and maintenance of equipment on private property will be the responsibility of ("Business/Owner Name").

It is understood by ("Business/Owner Name") that the video feeds will not be monitored 24/7.  The video feeds provided by ("Business/Owner Name") will be monitored as often staffing allows.

 

It is understood that the City of East Point holds no duty or responsibility for crimes that occur on or about properties participating in the Virtual Patrol and Private Camera Access Program

It is understood that the City of East Point cannot be held liable for any damage, injuries, thefts, or other illegal activity that occurs on or about properties in the Virtual Patrol and Private Camera Access Program.

It is understood that the City of East Point has no control over internet connection outages, power outages, or equipment failures.  Internet connection outages, power outages, and equipment failures on private property is the responsibility of the property owner. 

Storage of archived footage of cameras located on private property is the responsibility of the property owner.  It is understood that once archived footage is retrieved by the police department, during the investigation of illegal activity, it is subject to retention schedules dictated by law.

Section 5: Agreements

☐     ("Business/Owner Name") agrees to grant the City of East Point Police Department access to live video feeds from cameras located on its private property.

☐     ("Business/Owner Name") agrees to grant the City of East Point Police Department access to archived video footage to assist in the investigation of illegal activity.

 

Section 6: Signatures of authorized representatives

For: ("Business/Owner Name")

Name:

Phone No: 

Signature:

Date: 

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For City of East Point:

Name:

Phone No: 

Signature:

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