Material Updates to Surveillance Impact Reports

Subsection 12.18.020.F of the Seattle Municipal Code, relating to the City's Surveillance Ordinance states that:

"[a]ny material update to an SIR, such as to change the purpose or manner in which a surveillance technology may be used, shall be by ordinance."


The following technologies are currently in the Material Update process:

Forward Looking Infrared Real-Time Video (FLIR)

Originally adopted by the City Council in May of 2021. 

Summary of Changes: Additional live viewing functionality from King County Sheriff's Office helicopters video feed, not in use at the time of the original SIR passage by Council, is being purchased.

View Updated SIR Report

Information Technology

Jim Loter, Interim Chief Technology Officer
Address: 700 5th Ave, Suite 2700, Seattle, WA, 98104
Mailing Address: PO Box 94709, Seattle, WA, 98124-4709
Phone: (206) 684-0600
Phone Alt: Cable TV & Internet Discount Information: (206) 684-8498

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