The Auburn Common council all approved a$ 1.5 million contract on an integrated system for the Auburn Cops Department’s video camera and tools technology at its Tuesday night conference
> O-A News documents photo The Auburn City Council all approved a $1.5 million contract on an incorporated system for the Auburn Police Department’s cam and also devices innovation at its Tuesday evening meeting.The $1.5 million buck contract with Axon Venture, Inc., would certainly total up to a 5-year deal paying about$ 305,000 yearly with some devices being replaced after three years according to the resolution, though the city manager said the cost wasn’t as poor as it looks.” We’re soaking up the vast bulk of [the cost] in the existing budget plan,” Auburn City Manager Megan McGowen Crouch said.” We already have a lot of these expenditures, so these aren’t new expenses. We’re simply moving from other vendors and also points we were doing. After year one, we’ll analyze, and if we have to supplement, it would certainly be a small amount and also we would certainly add that to the police [budget plan]” The incorporated system would include renovations to the Auburn Cops Division’s in‐car cameras, body used electronic cameras, camera outfitted tasers, virtual fact training simulator, digital proof management, live view abilities and cloud storage for electronic evidence, according to the resolution.Auburn Public Security Supervisor Paul Register claimed the improvements would certainly improve the authorities division
‘s capacity to fulfill the expectations of the general public in terms of public safety and security via better innovation and also training for the division’s police officers, an improved capacity to reply to emergencies and also a far better capacity of accumulating evidence to plan for court cases.