Privacy Advisory Board May Listening Sessions

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Privacy Advisory Board Listening Sessions on Streetlight Cameras and License Plate Tracking

Thursday, May 25, 2023 at 5:30PM to 7:30PM Pacific, via Zoom only. Click this link to join the Thursday Zoom. Captioning and translated captions will be enabled for this meeting, please see below for instructions.

No in-person option is available for the Thursday listening session.

Saturday, May 27, 2023 at 2:00PM to 5:00PM Pacific, via Zoom and also in-person.
Click this link to join the Saturday Zoom session. Captioning and translated captions will be enabled for this meeting, please see below for instructions.

If you wish to attend the Saturday session in-person, you can go to:
Otay Mesa-Nestor Branch Library at 3003 Coronado Ave, San Diego, CA 92154.
Please note: it is uncertain whether translation services will be available in-person for this meeting.

Some members of San Diego's Privacy Advisory Board have made themselves available to hear feedback from the San Diego community. They would like to hear community perspectives regarding the San Diego Police Department's proposal to install 1000 video surveillance cameras mounted on streetlights at 500 locations throughout San Diego.

In addition, the department proposes to add a capability to those devices that will allow the police to automatically read license plates and track the plate's location in a database.

The department has proposed some policies and procedures regarding how they will operate these surveillance technologies on the police department's website.

Board members have made this form available for anyone who would like to submit an online comment directly to the board members.

Some of the members of the Privacy Advisory Board will attend two different listening sessions in May. The dates and times are listed above, as well as links to join those sessions via Zoom at the specified time.

Captioning, and language translation will be enabled for these Zoom listening sessions. If you, or someone you know, would prefer to understand the sessions in a different language, you can install Zoom on your Windows or Mac device, and then join the meeting. Once you have joined the meeting, select the arrow next to the "Show Captions" button at the bottom of the Zoom meeting, and make your translation choices there. Here are some additional instructions for enabling translated captions.

Attendees who join the meeting via Zoom will be muted and asked to click the "Reactions" button and choose "Raise Hand" when they are ready to speak. Attendees who indicate they are ready to speak will be unmuted by the meeting moderator.

Please note that the meeting will be recorded so that it can be shared and referenced in the future.

San Diego Privacy is proud to be supporting the important work of San Diego's new Privacy Advisory Board. Find out more and join us.

For questions about this page, please contact Seth Hall via email at or via text message at 619-800-5120.

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