IPAD provides assistance and advice on Minnesota's public access and privacy laws to the public and government.
News & Features
New Temporary Classification Request
The City of Maplewood, along with eighteen other law enforcement agencies, requested temporary classification of certain police body camera data.
The Commissioner acted on the request on September 28, 2015, in this letter.
Automatic License Plate Reader Audits
New legislation related to law enforcement agencies’ use of automatic license plate readers (ALPR) places new requirements on agencies who use ALPR. More information about the reporting requirements for these audits will be available prior to 2017.
Sample Policy Guidance
IPAD developed sample policy guidance to meet the new requirements in Minnesota Statutes, section 13.05, subd. 5, effective August 1, 2014, related to ensuring appropriate access to not public data.
Recent Commissioner of Administration Advisory Opinions
Commissioner issues Advisory Opinion 15-003 about a government contractor's response to a data request.
IPAD on the Road
IPAD staff will be presenting/training at these upcoming events:
Wednesday, October 21, 2015 - Personnel and Law Enforcement Data Workshop hosted by the National Joint Powers Alliance. Staples, MN.
Upcoming Workshops & Events
Do's and Don'ts of Government Personnel Data
Wednesday, October 28, 2015, 9am-3:30pm
Law Enforcement Data Workshop
Wednesday, November 4, 2015, 9am-3:30pm
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