Surveillance Technologies

About the Ordinance

The City of Seattle Surveillance Ordinance 125376 took effect on September 1, 2017 and is designed to provide greater transparency to City Council and the public when the City acquires technology that meets the City's definition of surveillance.

For more information on the Surveillance Ordinance click here.

Technologies Currently Under Review

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Master List of Surveillance Technologies

Submitted to Seattle City Council on 11/30/2017, the Master List of Surveillance Technologies provided an overview of all technologies in current use at the City that meet the ordinance definition of surveillance. Note that the order of review may have been updated since this publication.