II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)
II.2.3) Place of performance
Main site or place of performance:
The procurement is for a framework the services may be provided in any of the above areas depending on any call-offs under the framework.
II.2.4) Description of the procurement
The procurement is seeking to appoint a single provider to a framework. The framework is for the provision of a Digital interview recording (DIR) solution. The solution shall include both the hardware and the software
Elements of the solution and storage facilities. The framework shall be available to the participating authorities as listed below:
— Bedfordshire Constabulary Cambridgeshire Constabulary Essex Constabulary,
— Kent Constabulary Hertfordshire Constabulary Norfolk Constabulary Suffolk Constabulary.
The participating authorities may purchase a DIR solution through the framework however there is no guarantee or warranty that any orders will be placed through the framework.
The total value of the solution for the maximum 5 period of the call-off contracts across all seven forces is approximately 3 500 000 GBP to 9 000 000 GBP.
The purpose of the DIR Solution is to deliver an interview and storage solution that allows for future expansion and makes use of interoperability with current systems where processes benefit. The DIR Solution will provide a model that reduces the cost of the interview function and creates lean processes in respect of initial interview, user access, media sharing, media storage and appropriate deletion.
The specific scope of this project is to provide fixed and mobile interviewing to achieve the following aims:
1) To optimise the systems, structure and delivery of the interview and storage function across the policing arena which includes suspect interviews, in and out of custody, witness and victim interview (ABE) and mobile interviewing;
2) To create and maintain streamlined and secure processes in all areas of the workstream and to introduce automation where possible. This will include:
Creation of audio/audio video interview at the user end point:
— remote monitoring and viewing of interviews,
— upload of the interview from fixed and agile locations,
— access to the interview from the central repository,
— secure sharing of the interview,
— MOPI classification and subsequent deletion.
II.2.5) Award criteria
Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6) Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 9 000 000.00 GBP
II.2.7) Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: No
II.2.9) Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited
II.2.10) Information about variants
Variants will be accepted:
II.2.11) Information about options
II.2.13) Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds:
II.2.14) Additional information
The framework agreement shall be for 4 years. Any call-off contract shall be for a maximum duration of 3 years with a potential for up to 2 x 12 month extensions.