PP B3E 2
Please ask for: Simon Butt
FOI Reference: 3133465
Direct Dial: 01823359359
Date: 21 December 2017
Ms Lucy Johnson ???
Dear Ms Johnson Freedom of Information Act 2000
I can confirm that the information you have requested is held by Somerset County Council.
Our answers are underneath your questions as follows.
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
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
. 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?
Answers 2 to 8
. Not applicable.
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Information Request Officer