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Title 01 General Provisions

Chapter 01.08 Acquisition and Use of Surveillance Equipment

Section 01.08.040 Acquisition and Use of Surveillance Equipment Related to Law Enforcement Investigations

Notwithstanding the provisions of this chapter, City departments may acquire or use surveillance equipment, excluding drones, that are used on a temporary basis for criminal investigative purposes or pursuant to a lawfully issued search warrant, or under exigent circumstances as defined in case law. The provisions of this chapter shall not apply to surveillance equipment installed on park property under the jurisdiction of the park board and library property under the jurisdiction of the library board of trustees. The exemptions from the provisions of this chapter set forth above do not apply to surveillance cameras mounted on drones or other unmanned aircraft.

Date Passed: Monday, August 19, 2013

Effective Date: Friday, October 4, 2013

ORD C35018 Section 1