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VQiPS Resources

Tools for Video Quality in Public Safety

Outreach Description

Through the VQiPS initiative, public safety practitioners, Federal partners, manufacturers, and representatives of standards making bodies worked to improve the way in which video technologies serve the public safety community.

Produced by the FBI’s Operational Technology Division, this demonstrative scenario (archived original page here: Caught on Camera, Best Practices for CCTV Systems) illustrates the use of CCTV systems for maximum effect.


In 2008, DHS OIC within the CID partnered with the PSCR program to form the VQiPS Working Group; many entities and organizations directly contributed to its efforts over the following decade.


The group developed these resources: