Chicopee, MA FOIA regarding Automated License Plate Readers, Video Surveillance Policy and Ring Partnerships

I am continuing to research more information regarding how surveillance is affecting us in Western Massachusetts. Using the EFF’s Atlas Of Surveillance as a base, I have been filing several FOIA requests. Chicopee, Massachusetts has responded to my FOIA request regarding Amazon Ring Partnerships, their Video Surveillance Policy, and for information regarding Automated license plate reader technology.

These posts are meant to be strictly informative, I will write my own take on it elsewhere.

My Request:

The Response: (And The Files All In One ZIP)

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As Amazon lists an active contract with Chicopee signed 6/9/2020, I wanted to make sure this information I was sent was accurate. I asked for verification for the information I was sent (Source: https://blog.ring.com/2019/08/28/working-together-for-safer-neighborhoods-introducing-the-neighbors-active-law-enforcement-map/)

My request:

The verification I received: (Bottom First)