There was an assault at our firehouse and the security cameras were not working and did not record the incident which would have helped in the defense of the victim. If there any liability incurred by the fire district for not maintaining their security equipment?
There is no liability. ..............................
I am a former federal and State prosecutor and have been handling criminal defense and personal injury cases for over 18 years. The above answer, and any follow up comments or emails, is for informational purposes only and not meant as legal advice.
None... The cameras are not legally required, and by placing then they do not take on any extraordinary responsibility.
No liability for the fire department.
This answer does not constitute legal advice and you should contact an attorney to confirm or research further any statements made in this answer. Any statements of fact or law I have made in this answer pertain solely to New York State and should not be relied upon in any way in any other jurisdiction.
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