How a University Created Its Surveillance Policy

Author: Carlton Purvis, Published on Apr 18, 2014

Some are bad, some are good, some are nonexistent, but what considerations go into crafting a surveillance policy? We talked to University Police Chief Peter Carey about how they developed their surveillance policy and why they made the decisions they did.

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