SDI Presents at the International Association of Chiefs of Police

CHICAGO, October 31, 2016 – SDI (SDI Presence LLC), the mission-critical IT systems integrator, participated in the International Association of Chiefs of Police Conference and Expo on October 15-18th at the San Diego Convention Center in San Diego, CA. SDI was represented by public safety expert Don Zoufal, who presented the following sessions:

The Complex Body ­Camera Policy Environment: The Land of Lincoln’s Lessons
Presenter: SDI’s Donald Zoufal – Illinois Association of Chiefs of Police/University of Chicago Legal Adviser/Lecturer
Jonathan Lewin, Chicago Police Department, Deputy Chief
DC Jason Parrott, Evanston Police Department, Deputy Chief

Summary: Illinois’ recently adopted state requirements for body ­cameras, addresses a full range of programmatic requirements. Influenced by interest groups like the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), the detailed statutory provisions specify: operational issues ­ camera start and stop; data issues ­dissemination, storage, and retention; maintenance issues; and training requirements. The statute has extensive requirements for public/media access and even notification requirements. This panel discussion will look at national implications of this approach and how a range of Illinois jurisdictions have assessed and responded to these requirements. It will also outline operational, legal, and fiscal implications. Additionally it will look at the larger implications of the Illinois experience.

Zoufal presentation for download
Lewin presentation for download
Parrott presentation for download

See No Evil: Examining Best Practices for Video Evidence Collection and Management
Presenter: SDI’s Donald Zoufal – Illinois Association of Chiefs of Police/University of Chicago  ­ Legal Adviser/Lecturer
M John Contestabile, Johns Hopkins University/Applied Physics Lab, Program Manager
Jonathan Lewin, Chicago Police Department, Deputy Chief
Mr Cuoung Luu, Department of Homeland Security, Science and Technology, Program Manager
Mr Mark Ryckman, City of Corning, City Manager & Dir. of Public Safety
Mr Steve Surfaro, AXIS Communications, Industry Liaison

Summary: As law enforcement use of video expands exponentially, administrators find themselves confronted with a increasing challenge in managing video and data. This session examines necessary policy development to meet that challenge.

About SDI (SDI Presence LLC)
Mission-critical systems integrator SDI delivers intelligent technology solutions to ensure client operational performance, security and revenue generation. With a 25-year corporate resume, SDI addresses the higher IT demands of critical environments to deliver zero downtime, enhanced security and risk mitigation strategies. SDI is a certified Minority Business Enterprise (MBE), with a portfolio of clients includes some of the nation’s largest airports, commercial real estate portfolios and national banks and financial services organizations. SDI delivers deep technical expertise and impeccable systems performance, with an agile delivery model focused on complete customer satisfaction. Visit us at and follow us on LinkedIn: SDI Presence and Twitter: @SDIPresence.

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