City of Knoxville
Tennessee

Resolution
R-295-2019

A Resolution most respectfully requesting the Knoxville Police Department to explore the cost of acquiring and maintaining body worn cameras to be used by those members of the police department who respond to E-911 calls and investigate alleged crimes.

Information

Department:LegislativeSponsors:
Category:Council Request

Attachments

  1. Printout
  2. Resolution - KPD Body Worn Cameras

Body

COUNCIL DISTRICT(S) AFFECTED

All

BACKGROUND

Requested by Councilmembers Stair, Campen, Singh, Welch, Rider, Roberto and McKenzie.

OPTIONS

Approve or Deny.

RECOMMENDATION

Approve.

ESTIMATED PROJECT SCHEDULE

N/A

PRIOR ACTION/REVIEW

N/A

FISCAL INFORMATION

N/A

Meeting History

Sep 10, 2019 6:00 PM  City Council Regular Meeting

Council Member Singh moved to approve the resolution, and Council Member Campen seconded the motion.

Speaking to the matter:

Mark Taylor, immediate past president Fraternal Order of Police Volunteer Lodge #2, 801 E Fifth Ave

Keith Lyon, president Fraternal Order of Police Volunteer Lodge #2, 801 E Fifth Ave

Noah Nordstrom, 1623 Woodland Ave

Discussion:

Mayor Rogero, Council Members Stair and McKenzie; Vice-Mayor Saunders, Council Member Roberto, Mark Taylor, Police Chief Eve Thomas, Council Member Singh, Avice Reid, Senior Director of Community Relations; Council Member Rider, and Keith Lyon

Also speaking to the matter:

Rick Roach, 2404 Victoria Ave

Discussion:

Mayor Rogero

On unanimous voice-vote, the motion to approve the resolution carried, and the resolution was approved.

RESULT:APPROVED [UNANIMOUS]
MOVER:Seema Singh, Third District
SECONDER:Mark Campen, Fifth District
AYES:Mark Campen, Gwen McKenzie, Lauren Rider, Andrew Roberto, Finbarr Saunders, Seema Singh, Marshall Stair, George C. Wallace, Stephanie Welch