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An ordinance of the city council of the city of Santa Cruz adding chapter 9.85 “Surveillance Technology” to article 9 “peace, Safety and Morals” of the Santa Cruz municipal code

Chapter 9.85 added to Article 9: The chapter’s intent is to prohibit the City’s acquisition and/or use of Face Recognition Technology and Predictive Policing Technology, based on the City’s Council’s finding that the technology meets scientifically validated and peer reviewed research, protects and safe guards the civil rights and liberties of all people, and will not perpetuate bias.