Video/Audio Cameras on Buses
Authorized Use of Video/Audio Cameras on School Buses and Vans
The Board of School Directors of Bensalem Township School District approved the revision of Board Policy #810.1 effective September 27, 2006:
The Bensalem Township School District Board of School Directors has authorized the use of video/audio cameras on school district buses and vans. These cameras can record both what is said and done on the buses. The video/audio cameras will be used to monitor student behavior, to maintain order on the school buses to promote and maintain a safe environment. Students and parents/guardians are hereby notified that the content of the tapes may be used in a student disciplinary proceeding. The contents of the tapes are confidential student records and will be safeguarded. Tapes will be retained only if necessary for use in a student disciplinary proceeding or other matter as determined necessary by the school administration. Parents/guardians may request to view tapes of their child, if the tapes are used in a disciplinary proceeding involving their child.