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Record No: CB 120027    Version: Council Bill No: CB 120027
Type: Ordinance (Ord) Status: Passed
Current Controlling Legislative Body City Clerk
On agenda: 4/19/2021
Ordinance No: Ord 126314
Title: AN ORDINANCE relating to surveillance technology implementation; authorizing approval of uses and accepting the surveillance impact report for the Seattle Police Department's use of Computer-Aided Dispatch technology.
Sponsors: Alex Pedersen
Attachments: 1. Att 1 - Computer-Aided Dispatch (CAD) SIR, 2. Att 2 – Computer-Aided Dispatch (CAD) Executive Overview
Supporting documents: 1. Summary and Fiscal Note, 2. Central Staff Memo, 3. Proposed Amendment 1, 4. Signed Ordinance 126314, 5. Affidavit of Publication
CITY OF SEATTLE
ORDINANCE __________________
COUNCIL BILL __________________
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AN ORDINANCE relating to surveillance technology implementation; authorizing approval of uses and accepting the surveillance impact report for the Seattle Police Department's use of Computer-Aided Dispatch technology.
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WHEREAS, Ordinance 125376 requires Council approval of surveillance impact reports (SIRs) related to approval of uses for certain technology, with existing/retroactive technology to be placed on a Master Technology List; and
WHEREAS, the ordinance provisions apply to the Computer-Aided Dispatch technology in use by the Seattle Police Department (SPD); and
WHEREAS, SPD conducted policy rule review and community review as part of the development of the SIR; and
WHEREAS, Seattle Municipal Code Section 14.18.080, enacted by Ordinance 125679, also requires review of the SIR by a Community Surveillance Working Group composed of relevant stakeholders and a statement from the Chief Technology Officer in response to the Working Group's recommendations; and
WHEREAS, development of the SIR and review by the Working Group have been completed; NOW, THEREFORE,
BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY OF SEATTLE AS FOLLOWS:
Section 1. Pursuant to Ordinances 125376 and 125679, the City Council approves use of Computer-Aided Dispatch technology and accepts the Surveillance Impact Report (SIR), for this technology, attached to this ordinance as Attachment 1 and the Executive Overview, for the same technology, attached to this ordinance as Attachment 2.
Section 2. The Council requests the Seattle Police Department to report no later than the end of the third quarter of 2021 on the metrics provided to the Chief Technology Officer for use in the annual equity assessments of the Computer-Aided Dispatch technology.
Section 3. This ordinance shall take effect and be in force 30 days after its approval by the Mayor, but if not approved and returned by the Mayor within ten days aft...

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