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File #: Int 1309-2018    Version: * Name: Requiring the police department to study the impacts of implementing an internal disciplinary matrix.
Type: Introduction Status: Laid Over in Committee
Committee: Committee on Public Safety
On agenda: 12/20/2018
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law in relation to requiring the police department to study the impacts of implementing an internal disciplinary matrix
Sponsors: Donovan J. Richards
Council Member Sponsors: 1
Summary: This bill would require the New York Police Department (NYPD) to study the feasibility, process and impact of implementing an internal disciplinary matrix in response to official violations of NYPD rules of conduct. The NYPD would also be required to submit a report to the mayor and the speaker of the council on the results of its study as well as recommendations on how to improve disciplinary measures and a plan for implementing an internal disciplinary matrix.
Indexes: Report Required, Sunset Date Applies
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 1309, 2. Int. No. 1309, 3. December 20, 2018 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 4. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - December 20, 2018, 5. Committee Report 2/7/19, 6. Hearing Testimony 2/7/19, 7. Hearing Transcript 2/7/19
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Int. No. 1309

 

By Council Member Richards

 

A Local Law in relation to requiring the police department to study the impacts of implementing an internal disciplinary matrix

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1. Internal disciplinary matrix. a. Definitions. For the purposes of this section, the following terms have the following meanings:

Disciplinary matrix. The term “disciplinary matrix” means a guideline for sanction options for police department personnel when there is a sustained violation of the rules of conduct or other policies.

b. Internal disciplinary matrix study. Within 90 days of the date this local law takes effect, the police department shall prepare and file with the mayor and the speaker of the council, and post on its website, a report on:

1.  The feasibility of instituting an internal disciplinary matrix in response to violations of police department rules of conduct;

2. The procedure for implementing an internal disciplinary matrix; and

3. The potential impact of implementing such a matrix.

c. After completing the study required by subdivision b of this section, the police department shall develop and submit to the mayor and the speaker of the council a report on the results of its study, recommendations of how disciplinary measures may be improved to ensure fairness and a plan for implementing an internal disciplinary matrix.

§ 2. This local law takes effect immediately and expires and is deemed repealed 120 days after a report has been submitted in accordance with subdivision c of section 1 of this local law.

 

 

JG

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12/06/18 10:50 PM