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tpW N OF <br />~,.~ , ~= <br />cos GAtp9 COUNCIL AGENDA REPORT <br />MEETING DATE: 5/17/10 <br />ITEM NO: <br />DATE:- MAY 6, 2010 <br />TO: MAYOR AND TOWN COUNCIL <br />FROM: GREG CARSON, TOWN MANAGER i~~~ <br />SUBJECT: AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE TOWN OF LOS GATOS AND BavTSP: <br />A. AUTHORIZE THE TOWN MANAGER TO FINALIZE AND EXECUTE AN <br />AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE TOWN OF LOS GATOS AND BayTSP FOR <br />LICENSING OF SOFTWARE AND USE OF DEDICATED SPACE FOR LAW <br />ENFORCEMENT PURPOSES <br />B. ACCEPT AN IN-KIND DONATION FROM BayTSP OF OFFICE SPACE AND <br />TECHNOLOGY USE. <br />RECOMMENDATION: <br />1. Authorize the Town Manager to finalize and execute an agreement between the Town of Los Gatos <br />and BayTSP for licensing of software and use of dedicated space for law enforcement purposes. <br />2. Accept an in-kind donation from BayTSP of office space and technology use. <br />BACKGROUND: <br />The Los Gatos/Monte Sereno Police Department desires to establish an agreement with BayTSP, a Los <br />Gatos company, to formalize an existing informal partnership between the company and local law <br />enforcement to use BayTSP secure office space and technology to facilitate law enforcement <br />investigations of child pornography. <br />BayTSP, a Los Gatos based company, has been working for the past year in an informal public-private <br />partnership with the Los Gatos/Monte Sereno Police Department and the Silicon Valley Internet Crimes <br />Against Children (ICAC)Task Force and its allied agencies in Silicon Valley. Through this partnership, <br />law enforcement is provided access to BayTSP's proprietary software to facilitate law enforcement <br />investigations into child pornography. These investigations, and the methods of conducting the <br />investigations, are confidential. <br />PREPARED BY: SCOTT R. SEAMAN, CHIEF OF POLICE <br />~`1---_. <br />N:\Police\Council Reports~2010\BayTSP Council Repo~t.doc . _ <br />Reviewed by: ~_Assistant Town Manager <br />Clerk Administrator Finance - <br />Attorney <br />ly Development <br />