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Mobile video recording
All audio/video recordings generated on department owned equipment are the property of the – – ---

San Antonio police department

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Mobile video recording
standardized viewing privileges of audio/video files for administrative and investigatory purposes shall be with – – – and above

Detective investigators

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Mobile video recording
T or F
Officers are not allowed to view their own audio/video files.

False
all officers will be able to view their own recording

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Mobile video recording: operational
T or F
Officers are not required to advise citizens they are being recorded or show any citizen a video which they record

True

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Mobile video recording: start up
Officers inspect and functionally test mobile video recording equipment in their assigned vehicle at the – – –

Beginning of every shift

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Mobile video recording: Administrative
Dissemination of mobile video recording outside of this department is strictly prohibited without – – –

Written authorization by the chief of police or his/her designee

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Mobile video recording: Recording
Officer shall begin recording the following events upon receipt of call and continue recording until it is concluded:
1) D WI stops
2) code 1 calls
3) code 2 calls
4) code 3 calls
5) self initiated stops: -----,-----,------
6) vehicle pursuit
7) vehicle crashes

Arrest, field contacts, traffic stops

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Mobile video recording: Recording
Officer shall begin recording the following events upon receipt of call and continue recording until it is concluded:
1) D WI stops
2) code 1 calls
3) code 2 calls
4) code 3 calls
5) self initiated stops: arrest, field contacts, traffic stops
6)
7) vehicle crashes

Vehicle pursuits

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Mobile video recording: Recording
Officer shall begin recording the following events upon receipt of call and continue recording until it is concluded:
1)
2) code 1 calls
3) code 2 calls
4) code 3 calls
5) self initiated stops: arrest, field contacts, traffic stops
6) vehicle pursuit
7) vehicle crashes

DWI stops

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Mobile video recording: Recording
Officers may stop recording an event where its use may compromise police operations. All stoppages must be documented in the officers report or – – – –

CFS comment entry field

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Mobile video recording: Recording
Officers may stop recording an event where its use may ---------. All stoppages must be documented in the officers report or CFS comment entry field.

Compromise police operations

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Mobile video recording: Recording
When recording video, officers will utilize their portable microphones on all activity which takes place--- – – – and will not mute the receiver microphone in the presence of anyone while responding to a call or on self initiated activity

Outside their vehicle

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Mobile video recording: recording suspected DWI violators;
When an officer makes a decision to start an investigation of the violator, the officer shall activate the mobile video recorder and may verbally articulate the initial traffic violation observed thus starting the process of building – – –

Reasonable suspicion

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Mobile video recording: recording suspected DWI violators;
When stopping the violator, the officer positions the police vehicle approximately – – – behind the suspects vehicle in order to create a proper arena of performance.

Two car lengths

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Mobile video recording: supervisor responsibilities:
Supervisors on a quarterly basis, will review at least – – – recording for all officers under their command to ensure proper usage of recording equipment and adherence to established policy and procedures

One

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Mobile video recording: supervisor responsibilities:
Supervisors will only use recordings from -----category of events in accordance with section .13 at this procedure

Type 1–5

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Mobile video Recording: equipment
Officers that need replacement microphones due to loss, theft, or damage will contact their – – – to receive a replacement microphone

Sergeant

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Mobile video recording: training videos
Officer/supervisors aware of recorded files containing material that may be deemed beneficial as training material shall direct notification – – –

Up the chain of command

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Mobile video recording: Open Records request:
Request for audio/video files will be handled under the –--- – Act

Public information

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Mobile video recording: Open Records request
Request for files for prosecutorial purposes may be submitted directly to the – – ----

Video evidence custodian

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Mobile video recording: video categorization and retention
This video category is used when the user inadvertently engages the COBAN and the video has no evidentiary value

Admin/default

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Mobile video recording: video categorization and retention
This video category is used for accident in which a CR – 3 is required

Crash

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Mobile video recording: complaints received/video review
When a complaint is received alleging misconduct involving an officer who is assigned to a mobile video recording equipped vehicle, the following procedure shall be followed: The – – – shall first determine if MVR evidence exists

Internal affairs unit

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Mobile video recording: video categorization and retention
Any video that becomes part of an internal investigation will be placed on hold for – – – until it is no longer needed

Indefinite retention

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Mobile video recording: video uploads
Upon logging into the in car video system, an officer will note the number of hours of storage remaining on the hard drive. If the system indicates that the remaining hours for video is---– –, (which will require a manual procedure for uploading video files) the officer will notify their supervisor

15 hours or less

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Mobile video recording: video uploads
The following units/sections are authorized to, and will remove the hard drives from their vehicles and will conduct a manual uploading of videos:
a)DWI units
b)
c) motorcycle unit
d) any unit or section designated by the chief of police or his designee or assigned to vehicles which are not Wi-Fi enabled

Commercial motor vehicles (DOT)units

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Mobile video recording: video uploads
The following units/sections are authorized to, and will remove the hard drives from their vehicles and will conduct a manual uploading of videos:
a)
b) commercial motor vehicles units (DOT)
c) motorcycle unit
d) any unit or section designated by the chief of police or his designee or assigned to vehicles which are not Wi-Fi enabled

DWI units

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Mobile video recording: video uploads
The following units/sections are authorized to, and will remove the hard drives from their vehicles and will conduct a manual uploading of videos:
a)DWI units
b) commercial motor vehicles units (DOT)
c)
d) any unit or section designated by the chief of police or his designee or assigned to vehicles which are not Wi-Fi enabled

Motorcycle units

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Mobile video recording: special/exigent circumstance video file uploading:
Authorization for removal of hard drive can only be made by – – – or above

Sergeant

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Mobile video recording: special/exigent circumstance video file uploading:
Keys for unlocking and removing hard drives Will be issued to the following personnel only CSI supervisor, traffic investigations detail, s------ c--------, internal affairs, traffic captain, officers assigned to motorcycle detail, DOT enforcement officers, D WI unit officers, patrol supervisors, Supervisors and/or officers assigned to unit or sections designated in accordance with .1 4B .1 .d

Substation commanders

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Mobile video recording: special/exigent circumstance video file uploading:
Keys for unlocking and removing hard drives Will be issued to the following personnel only CSI supervisor, traffic investigations detail, substation commanders, internal affairs, t------ c-------, officers assigned to motorcycle detail, DOT enforcement officers, D WI unit officers, patrol supervisors, Supervisors and/or officers assigned to unit or sections designated in accordance with .1 4B .1 .d

Traffic Captain

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Mobile video recording: special/exigent circumstance video file uploading:
Keys for unlocking and removing hard drives Will be issued to the following personnel only CSI supervisor, traffic investigations detail, substation commanders, internal affairs, traffic captain, officers assigned to motorcycle detail, DOT enforcement officers, D WI unit officers, p-------s------, Supervisors and/or officers assigned to unit or sections designated in accordance with .1 4B .1 .d

Patrol supervisors

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Mobile video recording: special/exigent circumstance video file uploading
Critical incident – failsafe video may contain pertinent evidentiary data related to an event, but it is only available for – – – from the time of the incident

48 hours

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Mobile video recording: reviewing in car video
Personnel requiring access to locked videos will send a request for access/viewing of the specific video through – –

Their chain of command

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Mobile video recording: reviewing in car video
Videos may be viewed for the following purposes: criminal investigations, internal affairs or complaint reviews, pursuit, u------, open records request,or other

Use of force reviews

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Mobile video recording: reviewing in car video
Videos may be viewed for the following purposes: criminal investigations, internal affairs or complaint reviews, pursuit, use of force reviews, o------,or other

Open records request

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Mobile video recording: reviewing in car video
Videos may be viewed for the following purposes: c-------I-------, internal affairs or complaint reviews, pursuit, use of force reviews, open records request,or other

Criminal investigations

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Mobile video recording: return to duty
Officers that have been absent for an extended period and/or not receiving training, must complete the ---- – – prior to being authorized to use the system

In car video training

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Mobile video recording
Vehicles with nonfunctioning Coban unit will be immediately reported to – – – for repair and when possible should be returned to IT mobility during operating hours

ITSD

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.03 ADMINISTRATIVE
D. A copy (for internal use only) of an audio/video file may be requested through the ______. If such copy is provided, the file shall not be further ______except by the ______.

Video Evidence Custodian

copied

Video Evidence Custodian

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.04 OPERATIONAL (GENERAL)
A. Each officer that has been trained in the use of the recording device will operate the vehicle with the device in the “______.”

operation mode

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.06 RECORDING

D. During prisoner transport in wagons, the officer shall tag video as an ______” category unless an event occurs which would require identifying a specific ____and/or _______taking place during the transport. In such cases, the video will be tagged with the offense the identified prisoner/suspect was initially detained for.

“Admin/Default

prisoner and/or incident

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.06 RECORDING
H. Recording Suspected DWI Violators
3. Optimum lighting should be used at night whenever possible:
a) ____ and _____ should be used during mobile video recording. High beam and spotlights should be used only when needed for the safety of the suspect and officer.

) Low beam headlights and takedown lights

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.06 RECORDING
H. Recording Suspected DWI Violators
4. The officer should articulate ____ and _____ as it develops. As needed, the officer removes the suspect from the suspect’s vehicle and escorts him to the _____ of the suspect vehicle, with the suspect _____the police vehicle. The officer should stand so as to observe the suspect as well as any other occupants in the vehicle and to monitor vehicle traffic.

reasonable suspicion and probable cause
right rear
facing

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08. EQUIPMENT
A. Each officer will be issued a microphone and microphone charger. It will be the officer’s responsibility to report for duty with a fully charged portable microphone and synchronize their microphone with their vehicle’s camera system as per .05 of this procedure.
2. It will be the _____responsibility to maintain and issue replacement batteries and/or microphones as needed.
a. Damaged microphones and/or batteries will be returned to the _______and a replacement will be secured to ensure that the bank of spare microphones remains constant.
b. Lost microphones and/or batteries will be documented via _____and reported to the ______in order to secure a replacement.

2) Shift Lieutenants
a) Training Academy Armory
b) an Officers report
Training Academy Armory

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08. EQUIPMENT
A. Each officer will be issued a microphone and microphone charger. It will be the officer’s responsibility to report for duty with a fully charged portable microphone and synchronize their microphone with their vehicle’s camera system as per .05 of this procedure.
3. Officers needing a replacement battery for their microphone will contact their _____and replace the battery only from the _______.

Sergeant
bank of spare microphones

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.11 OPEN RECORDS REQUESTS
E. Requests for files from defense attorneys in county, district, or federal courts must be made through the appropriate ____ or _____.
F. The cost for producing the audio/video files for Open Records Requests will be determined by the _____

E) prosecutor, or subpoenas
F) Records Unit.

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.13 VIDEO CATEGORIZATION AND RETENTION
D. Any video considered to have evidentiary value, which needs to be retained past the standard retention period, must be identified by a ____ or _____and have a hold request with an expiration date forwarded to the ______Office through the ______.

Detective Investigator or a supervisor
Records and Administration
chain of command

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The training academy commander May with approval of who you search recording for training purposes

Chief of police

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How long is an admin default retained

180 days

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How long is a crash retained

180 days

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How long is a DWI video retained

3650 days or 10 years

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How long is a felony offense report retained

3650 days or 10 years

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How long is it incident report video retained

180 days

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How long is a misdemeanor offense report video retained

730 days or two years

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How long is it in code video retained

180 days

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How long is a traffic video retained

180 days

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If the officer only has 15 hours or less left on his hard drive is Sergeant shall manually pull the hard drive and upload the video as outlined where

In the sergeants field guide pages nine through 11 a document you have never heard of before in your life

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A supervisor may request an upload of a fail safe data by submitting a request to

A CSI Sergeant