The School Committee authorizes the use of video cameras on district property to ensure the health, welfare and safety of all staff, students and visitors to district property, and to safeguard district facilities and equipment. Video cameras may be used in locations as deemed appropriate by the superintendent.

The district shall notify staff and students through student/parent and staff handbooks that video surveillance may occur on district property.

Students or staff in violation of School Committee policies, administrative regulations, building rules or law shall be subject to appropriate disciplinary action. Others may be referred to law enforcement agencies.

Video recordings may become a part of a student´s educational record or a staff member´s personnel record. The district shall comply with all applicable state and federal laws related to record maintenance and retention.