Proposed Int. No. 800-A
By Council Members Williams, Mark-Viverito, Mendez, Lander, Jackson, Cabrera, Comrie, Dromm, James, Levin, Rose, Chin, Barron, Palma, Reyna, Rodriguez, Wills, Ferreras, Lappin, Vann, Garodnick, Gonzalez, Arroyo, Van Bramer, Dickens, Brewer, Eugene, Mealy, Weprin, King, Richards, Koppell and the Public Advocate (Mr. de Blasio)
A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to prohibiting bias-based profiling.
Be it enacted by the Council as follows:
Section 1. Declaration of Legislative Intent and Findings. The City Council finds that bias-based policing endangers New York City’s long tradition of serving as a welcoming place for people of all backgrounds. The Council further finds that the people of the City of New York are in great debt to the hard work and dedication of police officers in their daily duties. The name and reputation of these officers should not be tarnished by the actions of those who wou...Click here for full text