Technology Timeline

Date LCPD Technology Action

H.R. 5515 - John S. McCain Act prohibits video surveillance equipment by Dahua Technology Co. Dahua cameras are not approved by Genetec Stratocast and not compatible to the Real Time Crime Center - RTCC.


Board approved $30,000 proposal to replace existing 30 cameras and install 5 new cameras that connect to the RTCC. Project will replace Dahua cameras and install Axis cameras.


Request for quotes (RFQ) distributed to 8 vendors.

8/26/19 Camera upgrade letters distributed to property owners who host 50 cameras.
9/20/19 6 RFQs returned: 2 late; 2 not responded; 4 considered.
9/23/19 SafeCam Platinum End-User Consent Form and LCPD Access and Indemnity Agreement in final draft.
9/25/19 LCPD Crime Camera Contract in final draft.
9/26/19 Lowest bid $23,935 by Epic Tek - already installed 108 SafeCam Platinum cameras.
9/26/19 Board suggested to add a payment and performance bond in the contract.
9/28/19 Training session to retrieve video footage from existing Dahua cameras.
10/8/19 Final SafeCam Platinum End-User Consent Form received.
10/10/19 Final consent form and final LCPD Access and Indemnity Agreement distributed to property owners.
10//24/19 Reviewed LCPD Crime Camera Contract and project costs of $13,375 (materials) + $3,000 (labor) + $7,560 (cloud storage) = $23,935 by Epic Tek. 
11/21/19 Contract approved without the payment and performance bond.
11/26/19 Contract signed by LCPD and Epic Tek.
12/13/19 Thirteen (13) SafeCam Platinum cameras installed. 
1/23/20 Eighteen (18) SafeCam Platinum cameras installed. 
2/20/20 Twenty-seven (27) SafeCam Platinum cameras installed. 
3/18/20 Thirty-four (34) SafeCam Platinum cameras installed; includes one (1) PTZ camera. LCPD Crime Cameras Phase One completed.   
5/28/20 Phase Two bid by Epic Tek approved to install 25 SafeCam Platinum cameras. Costs are $4,000 (materials) + $2,200 (labor) + $4,500 (cloud storage) = $10,700.  
7/17/20 Phase Two Contract signed by LCPD and Epic Tek.
1/25/21 Eight (8) more SafeCam Platinum cameras installed. Total SafeCam Platinum cameras in LCPD = 42. Total SafeCam Platinum cameras in Mariner;s Cove = 4. Total City cameras in white box w/ red & blue lights = 14. Total cameras in Lakeview = 60.