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File #: Int 1421-2019    Version: * Name: Requiring the publication of the NYPD auxiliary police guide.
Type: Introduction Status: Committee
Committee: Committee on Public Safety
On agenda: 2/13/2019
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring the publication of the NYPD auxiliary police guide
Sponsors: Keith Powers
Council Member Sponsors: 1
Summary: This bill would require the New York City Police Department to publish the auxiliary police guide publicly on the department’s website.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 1421, 2. Int. No. 1421, 3. February 13, 2019 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 4. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 2-13-19

Int. No. 1421

 

By Council Member Powers

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring the publication of the NYPD auxiliary police guide

 

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 14-175 to read as follows:

§ 14-175 Auxiliary police guide publication required. a. The department shall publish the auxiliary police guide on the department’s website.

b. The department shall update the auxiliary police guide on the department’s website monthly to reflect any amendments and shall conspicuously note the amended sections and their effective dates. Failure to timely publish amendments to the auxiliary police guide shall not affect the validity of the auxiliary police guide or its amendments.

c. Notwithstanding subdivisions a and b of this section, the department shall not be required to publish:

1. Any material that would reveal non-routine investigative techniques or confidential information; or

2. Any material that, if published, could compromise the safety of the public or police officers, or could otherwise compromise law enforcement investigations or operations.

§ 3. This local law takes effect 30 days after it becomes law.

 

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