Use of Body Worn Video

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Dear Erewash Borough Council,

I am writing to make an open government request for all the
information to which I am entitled under the Freedom of Information
Act 2000.

Please send me:

The details of your use of body cameras in your organisation –

Does anyone (staff or contractors) in your organisation use/wear body cameras or body worn video recording devices while performing their duties?
If yes, please detail:
Who provides the body cameras and footage/evidence management used by your organisation?
How many staff members use body cameras and what capacities/teams do they work in? Are they staff or contractors (for e.g. outsourced security personnel)
How many body cameras in all are currently owned and/or used by your organisation?
Were the cameras bought as a one off purchase and if so, how much did they cost your organisation?
If they are part of an ongoing contract - what is the current contract term (how long is it and when does it expire) and what is the value of said contract?
Where is the data recorded stored – on premises locally or on cloud?
Who is the point of contact for your body camera programme?

I would like the above information to be provided to me via email.

If this request is too wide or unclear, I would be grateful if you
could contact me as I understand that under the Act, you are
required to advise and assist requesters. If any of this
information is already in the public domain, please can you direct
me to it, with page references and URLs if necessary.

If the release of any of this information is prohibited on the
grounds of breach of confidence, I ask that you supply me with
copies of the confidentiality agreement and remind you that
information should not be treated as confidential if such an
agreement has not been signed.

I understand that you are required to respond to my request within
the 20 working days after you receive this letter.

I would be grateful if you could confirm that you have received
this request, preferably via email.

I look forward to hearing from you.

Yours faithfully,

Lucy Johnson

Martin Durkin, Erewash Borough Council

Dear Lucy

Freedom of Information Act 2000 - Request for Information

Thank you for your request for information under the Freedom of Information Act 2000. We will now proceed with the new request which we received on 05/01/18 and will respond within 20 working days.

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Any future correspondence you may have in relation to this matter should be marked private & confidential and sent to the Information Officer at the above address.

Yours sincerely

Martin Durkin
Performance and Information Security Officer

Performance and Communities
Erewash Borough Council
Ilkeston Town Hall, Wharncliffe Road, Ilkeston, Derbyshire DE7 5RP
Tel: 0115 907 22 44
Extension: 3579

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Martin Durkin, Erewash Borough Council

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Dear Lucy

 

Freedom of Information Act 2000 - Request for Information

 

I am writing in respect of your recent enquiry for information held by the
Authority under the provisions of the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

 

Having consulted our Neighbourhood Wardens on your specific request they
inform me:

 

Does anyone (staff or contractors) in your organisation use/wear body
cameras or body worn video recording devices while performing their
duties?

If yes, please detail: Neighbourhood Wardens, Civil Enforcement Officers

Who provides the body cameras and footage/evidence management used by your
organisation? Muvi Cam, evidence managed in house.

How many staff members use body cameras and what capacities/teams do they
work in? 11 staff Are they staff or contractors Civil Enforcement Officers
are contractors(for e.g. outsourced security personnel) How many body
cameras in all are currently owned and/or used by your organisation?11 –
Please contact NSL Services for information relating to the CEO’s

Were the cameras bought as a one off purchase and if so, how much did they
cost your organisation? One off purchase. Circa £100 each

If they are part of an ongoing contract - what is the current contract
term (how long is it and when does it expire) and what is the value of
said contract? N/A

Where is the data recorded stored – on premises locally or on cloud?
Locally, on secure personal drives

Who is the point of contact for your body camera programme? There is no
replacement program but the Manager of the service is Scott Cartledge –
[email address]

 

 

You may find further information of interest in our disclosure logs at:
http://www.erewash.gov.uk/your-council/f...

 

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Officer at the address below.

 

Yours sincerely

 

 

 

Martin Durkin

Performance and Information Security Officer

 

Performance and Communities

Erewash Borough Council

Ilkeston Town Hall, Wharncliffe Road, Ilkeston, Derbyshire DE7 5RP

Tel: 0115 907 22 44

Extension: 3579

 

 

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