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February 6, 2020
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Town Hall Selectmen's Conference Room
333 Washington Street
6th Floor

Brookline, MA 02445
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Surveillance Technology and Military Type Equipment Study Committee Meeting 2/6/2020 10-11:00 AM Select Board Conference Room, Brookline Town Hall, 6th Floor

Thursday, February 6, 2020


Surveillance Technology and Military Equipment Study Committee

Thursday, February 6, 2020

10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

Select Board Conference Room

(6th Floor of Brookline Town Hall)

  1. Selection of person to take minutes.

  1. Vote to approve minutes of January 23, 2020.                                                                        

  1. Discussion.  The Committee will discuss the following items as time permits:

  1. Select Board charge regarding the Police Safety App.

  1. Continuing issues regarding facial recognition prohibition in Bylaw §8.39, including:

  1. Impact on Town’s collective bargaining agreements;
  2. Regulations, if necessary, to implement exceptions in Bylaw §8.39.2(2);
  3. Questions from the Police Department on implementation of restrictions in Bylaw §8.39;
  4. Discussion of any implementation issues related to Child Protection Act or similar federal or state legislation.

  1. Town procurement practices regarding data protection and software risks (software purchased or acquired at no monetary cost);

  1. Previously reviewed outline of best practices for software procurement;


  1. Possible policy proposal regarding Town’s relationship to Fusion Centers;

  1. Possible policy proposal regarding Town’s participation in, or procurement of databases;

  1. The Committee may also continue its discussion of original work plan or other matters previously considered.

  1. Future meeting schedule(s).

  1. Adjourn.