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The NFL Players Association is looking into a complaint filed by New York Jets players about the presence of security cameras in the locker room at their training facility in Florham Park, New Jersey, a source close to the union confirmed to ESPN.
The NFLPA will consider action if the cameras are found to be in violation of the collective bargaining agreement, the source said.
According to the New York Daily News, the players complained because they weren’t aware of the cameras and consider them an invasion of privacy. The NFLPA contacted the NFL, which “responded directly to the NFLPA’s inquiry,” a league spokesman said.
The NFL believes that the Jets haven’t broken any rules and that no further action is necessary, a source said.
The Jets moved to their current facility in 2008. The cameras were installed at that time and are used for security purposes only, sources said. The footage, retained on a rolling basis for 30 days, is reviewed only by members of the security department and only on an as-needed basis, meaning in response to a reported theft or unauthorized access.
There have been instances of players requesting help