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File #: Int 1671-2019    Version: Name: Requiring the police department to report on traffic encounters.
Type: Introduction Status: Enacted (Mayor's Desk for Signature)
Committee: Committee on Public Safety
On agenda: 8/14/2019
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring the police department to report on traffic encounters
Sponsors: Adrienne E. Adams, James G. Van Bramer, Justin L. Brannan, Robert E. Cornegy, Jr., Margaret S. Chin, Rafael Salamanca, Jr., Helen K. Rosenthal, I. Daneek Miller, Costa G. Constantinides, Public Advocate Jumaane Williams, Ben Kallos, Farah N. Louis, Carlina Rivera , Diana Ayala , Alicka Ampry-Samuel , Inez D. Barron, (by request of the Queens Borough President)
Council Member Sponsors: 16
Summary: This bill would require the New York City Police Department to issue a quarterly report on all vehicles stops. The report would include the number of summonses issued, arrests made, vehicles seized, related use of force incidents, and vehicles searched and whether consent was provided. This information would be disaggregated by precinct, race/ethnicity, and age of the driver.
Indexes: Report Required
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 1671-A, 2. Summary of Int. No. 1671, 3. Int. No. 1671, 4. August 14, 2019 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 5. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 8-14-19, 6. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - August 14, 2019, 7. Committee Report 2/16/21, 8. Hearing Testimony 2/16/21, 9. Hearing Transcript 2/16/21, 10. Proposed Int. No. 1671-A - 3/24/21, 11. Committee Report 3/25/21, 12. Hearing Transcript 3/25/21, 13. Committee Report - Stated Meeting, 14. March 25, 2021 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 15. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 3-25-21, 16. Fiscal Impact Statement
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Int. No. 1671-A

 

By Council Members Adams, Van Bramer, Brannan, Cornegy, Chin, Salamanca, Rosenthal, Miller, Constantinides, Kallos, Louis, Rivera, Ayala, Ampry-Samuel, Barron and the Public Advocate (Mr. Williams) (by request of the Queens Borough President)

 

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

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1. Title 14 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new section 14-191 to read as follows:

§ 14-191 Vehicle encounter reports. a. No later than April 30, 2022 and no later than 30 days after the end of each quarter thereafter, the commissioner shall submit to the speaker of the council and the mayor and post on the department’s website a report containing the following information for the previous quarter:

1. the total number of vehicle stops conducted by officers;

2. the total number of vehicles stopped by officers at roadblocks or checkpoints except those established due to an emergency, such as a crime scene, fire, building collapse or damage caused by extreme weather conditions or other natural disaster events;

3. the total number of summonses issued in connection with a vehicle stop, roadblock stop, or checkpoint stop;

4. the total number of arrests made in connection with a vehicle stop, roadblock stop, or checkpoint stop;

5. the total number of vehicle stops, roadblock stops, and checkpoint stops;

6. the total number of vehicles stopped that were vehicles licensed by the taxi and limousine commission, were cars or sports utility vehicles, and were trucks or busses, motorcycles, or bicycles;

7. the total number of summonses issued, disaggregated by whether civil or criminal offenses were charged;

8. the total number of arrests made and the top offenses charged;

9. the total number of vehicles seized as the result of a vehicle stop, a roadblock or checkpoint;

10. the total number of searches of vehicles, disaggregated by whether consent was provided for such searches; and

11. total number of use of force incidents, as defined in section 14-158, that occurred in connection with a vehicle stop, a roadblock or checkpoint.

b. The information required by subdivision a of this section shall be disaggregated by precinct and the apparent race/ethnicity, gender and age of the driver.

c. The information required by this section shall be stored permanently; accessible from the department’s website; and provided in a format that permits automated processing. Each report shall include, once such information is available, a comparison of the current reporting period with reports from the prior four reporting periods.

§ 2. This local law takes effect immediately.

 

 

 

 

 

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