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File #: Int 1798-2017    Version: * Name: Requiring NYPD officers involved in an incident with an emotionally disturbed person to complete an incident report.
Type: Introduction Status: Filed (End of Session)
Committee: Committee on Mental Health, Developmental Disability, Alcoholism, Substance Abuse and Disability Services
On agenda: 12/19/2017
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, requiring NYPD officers involved in an incident with an emotionally disturbed person to complete an incident report.
Sponsors: Andrew Cohen
Council Member Sponsors: 1
Summary: This bill would require the New York City Police Department to prepare an incident report after an incident involving an emotional disturbed individual
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 1798, 2. Int. No. 1798, 3. December 19, 2017 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files

Int. No. 1798

 

By Council Member Cohen

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, requiring NYPD officers involved in an incident with an emotionally disturbed person to complete an incident report.

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1. Chapter 1 of title 14 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new section 14-170 to read as follows:

§ 14-170 Filing of an emotionally disturbed person involved incident report.

a. Definitions. As used in this section, the following terms have the following meanings:

Emotionally disturbed person involved incident report. The term “emotionally disturbed person involved incident report” means a written document that includes the following:

1. the name and residence of the emotionally disturbed person;

2. the time, date, and location of the incident;

3. the name and precinct of the responding officer;

4. a detailed description of the incident; and

5. information detailing the resolution of the incident, including whether the emotionally disturbed person was arrested or transported to a health facility.

Emotionally disturbed person. The term “emotionally disturbed person” means a person who appears to be mentally ill or temporarily deranged and is conducting themselves in a manner which a police officer reasonably believes is likely to result in serious injury to themselves or others.

b. Filing of emotionally disturbed person involved incident report. An officer shall complete an emotionally disturbed person involved incident report subsequent to the resolution of any incident involving an emotionally disturbed person.

§ 2. This local law takes effect 120 days after it becomes law. 

 

 

 

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11/27/17