Sep 09, 2022

Vallejo’s surveillance advisory board codifies opposition to gunshot detection system

The board voted 4-2 during a special meeting on Tuesday to support a resolution recommending that the Vallejo City Council reject an offer from Atlanta-based Flock Safety to pair the devices with automated license plate readers already installed in Vallejo....

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  Jul 14, 2022

Vallejo surveillance board rejects gunshot detection system

The city council has final authority over acceptance of the devices and will discuss the issue at an upcoming meeting....

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  Jul 12, 2022

Vallejo board to discuss adding gunshot detection devices to city surveillance network

Vallejo’s surveillance advisory board is once again slated to discuss the possible deployment of 80 to 100 gunshot detection devices throughout the city during a special Wednesday meeting....

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  Jun 10, 2022

Vallejo surveillance board delays vote on gunshot detection devices

Police Chief Shawny Williams sought the board’s official recommendation that the Vallejo City Council accept 80 to 100 of the detection devices to place throughout the city....

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  Jun 07, 2022

Vallejo considering purchase of gunshot detection devices

The devices would be paired with automated license plate readers and cameras already provided by Flock Safety....

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  Apr 11, 2022

Vallejo’s new surveillance advisory board to meet April 21

The seven-person board is set to select a chair and vice chair to serve from April to March 2023....

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  Mar 10, 2022

Vallejo City Council appoints new surveillance advisory board

The board will advise the council on best practices for protecting the privacy, safety, and civil rights of residents in the city’s use of surveillance technology....

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  Jan 21, 2022

Vallejo seeking applicants for new surveillance advisory board

The board is tasked with advising city council on the best practices regarding the city’s use of surveillance technology....

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  Sep 29, 2021

Vallejo council approves creation of surveillance committee despite calls to delay vote

Part of the motion establishing the new committee included several changes proposed by Mayor Robert McConnell in response to concerns raised by the American Civil Liberties Union and Oakland Privacy....

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  May 13, 2021

Benicia City Council to mull approving installation of 45 license plate readers throughout city

BENICIA – The Benicia City Council will be asked Tuesday to approve a two-year...

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  Feb 05, 2021

Vallejo City Council to mull purchase of 10 license plate readers for Mare Island

VALLEJO– The Vallejo City Council will be asked Tuesday to approve the purchase...

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  Oct 12, 2020

Council asked to approve cell-site simulator usage and privacy policy

A privacy and usage policy regarding a controversial piece of technology will go...

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