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File #: Int 0488-2018    Version: * Name: Requiring the police department to report on interrogation procedures.
Type: Introduction Status: Committee
Committee: Committee on Public Safety
On agenda: 2/14/2018
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring the police department to report on interrogation procedures
Sponsors: Vanessa L. Gibson
Council Member Sponsors: 1
Summary: This bill would require the Police Department to provide an annual report that includes the number of arrests for offenses the number of custodial interrogations, and the number of custodial interrogations that were recorded and were not recorded, for offenses that require video recording of interrogations pursuant to section 60.45 of the criminal procedure law.
Indexes: Report Required
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 488, 2. Int. No. 488, 3. February 14, 2018 - Stated Meeting Agenda

Int. No. 488

 

By Council Member Gibson

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring the police department to report on interrogation procedures

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

Section 1. Section 14-150 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new subdivision e to read as follows:

e.   The department shall publish on the department’s website and provide to the council an annual report regarding interrogation procedures for the prior calendar year. Such annual report shall include, but not be limited to, the following information:

1. the number of arrests for offenses requiring video recording of interrogations pursuant to section 60.45 of the criminal procedure law, in total and disaggregated by precinct;

2. the number of custodial interrogations at a detention facility of suspects of offenses requiring video recording of interrogations pursuant to section 60.45 of the criminal procedure law;

3.  the number and rate of recorded custodial interrogations at a detention facility of suspects of offenses requiring video recording of interrogations pursuant to section 60.45 of the criminal procedure law, in total and disaggregated by precinct;

4. the number of custodial interrogations at a detention facility of suspects of offenses requiring video recording of interrogations pursuant to section 60.45 of the criminal procedure law that were not recorded, in total and disaggregated by the reason or reasons such interrogation was not recorded. 

 § 2. This local law takes effect immediately.

DA/JDK

LS 6083 / Int. 1543/2017

LS 882

1/10/2018