Office of the Public Defender/Alternate Defender - Digital Audio Recorders

The Santa Clara County Offices of the Public and Alternate Defender represent the indigent accused in criminal and civil proceedings. As part of that representation, County-owned digital audio recorders shall be used to capture a digital or analog recording of items related to a case investigation.

As of the date of this Policy, the Public Defender/Alternate Defender use the following makes and models of digital audio recorders:

  1. Sony IC Recorder ICD-SX712
  2. Sony 1CD-P320
  3. Olympus DM 901

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