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Monday, May 16, 2016

New LMCIT Public Safety Resources Online

The League of Minnesota Cites now has two new informative documents online—one a model policy for police departments with in-car camera systems, and the other a memo packed with tips on keeping your city’s computers safe:

LMCIT Model In-Car Cameras Policy

For police departments with in-car camera systems, we have a new model policy available. It is similar to the officer-worn camera policy in its format and allows police departments to customize the document to fit their needs and equipment. The model policy is marked with comments on the different approaches set forth:

LMC Computer and Network Loss Control Memo

There is also a new information memo on computer safety. Learn some of the risks in storing and sharing city data on computers—including portable devices. Find out how to protect your city from common risks such as data breaches, virus contamination, hacker attacks, and computer misuse by employees. Understand issues presented by social media such as Facebook, blogs, and Twitter, and get links to a model employee computer use policy:

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In the meantime, stay safe and be careful.


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