Cannabis Security Requirements for New York

Cannabis Security Requirements for New York
Cannabis Security Requirements for New York

Thank you for visiting GeoShepard.  Please contact us to find out how GeoShepard can augment your Cannabis Video Surveillance and Security needs.  For your convenience, here is a list of Cannabis Security Requirements for your Marijuana operation.

Video Surveillance:

  • Cameras must continuously record for 24 hrs and be available in real time.
  • Recordings shall not be destroyed or altered and retained for at least 90 days.
  • A date and time stamp embedded on all video surveil lance recordings.
  • The date and time shall be synchronized and set correctly and shall not significantly obscure the picture.
  • The ability to immediately produce a clear color still photo that is a minimum of 9600 dpi from any camera image live or recorded.
  • System must immediately notify the licensee of any equipment failure or system outage within 5 minutes of the event.
  • All video recordings shall al low for the exporting of still images in an industry standard image format (including .jpeg, .bmp, and .gif). Exported video shall have the ability to be archived in a proprietary format that ensures authentication of the video and guarantees that no alteration of the recorded image has taken place.
  • Sufficient battery backup for video cameras and recording equipment to support recording in the event of a power outage.

Cannabis Security Requirements:

  • Must have fully operational security alarm system on all entry/exit points, and perimeter windows. Must also have motion detectors.
  • Must be programmed to notify a monitoring center in the event of a breach.
  • A duress alarm, panic button and alarm, holdup a l arm or after hours intrusion detection alarm that by design and purpose will directly or indirectly notify local law enforcement.
  • An automatic voice dialer, which for purposes of this section, means any electrical, electronic, mechanical, or other device capable of being programmed to send a prerecorded voice message, when activated, over a telephone line, radio or other communication system, to a law enforcement, public safety or emergency services agency requesting dispatch.
*Requirements are based off of the New York 1004.13 Rules effective 4/15/15; Requirements are subject to change.