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Disclaimer & Terms of Use

 

The goal of the Ramsey County Virtual Safety Network is to deter crime and promote public safety through collaboration with the community. Accordingly, all security camera registrants agree to and are advised of the following terms and conditions:

 

1. The Ramsey County Sheriff's Office and the Maplewood Police Department may request access to video footage related to investigations conducted by their own agency/department. Video footage collected by the registered home or business owner may be used as evidence in criminal, civil, or administrative proceedings. When requested, the home or business owner may decide to disclose the requested video footage to the Ramsey County Sheriff's Office, the Maplewood Police Department or other law enforcement agency. As in all criminal investigations, if video footage is not voluntarily released, but the Ramsey County Sheriff's Office, the Maplewood Police Department or law enforcement authority determines it is necessary for an investigation, the law enforcement authority may request a search warrant or use legal measures to obtain the images.

 

2. Collected video footage is reserved for official use by the Ramsey County Sheriff's Office,the Maplewood Police Department or other law enforcement authority. Any dissemination of the information shall be in compliance with local, state, and federal law.

 

3. The Ramsey County Sheriff's Office or the Maplewood Police Department will contact the home or business owner directly, using the information provided on this site, to request the appropriate video surveillance footage.

 

4. Under no circumstances shall registrants construe that they are acting as an agent and/or employee of Ramsey County, the Ramsey County Sheriff's Office, the City of Maplewood, the Maplewood Police Department or any city that contracts with the Ramsey County Sheriff's Office for law enforcement services.

 

5. By registering on this site, you agree to hold harmless the Ramsey County Sheriff's Office, the County of Ramsey, Minnesota, the City of Maplewood, Minnesota, and the Maplewood Police Department for the limited purposes of the security camera program.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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