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File #: Int 1864-2020    Version: * Name: Requiring the PD to report on bias-based profiling.
Type: Introduction Status: Committee
Committee: Committee on Public Safety
On agenda: 1/23/2020
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 bias-based profiling
Sponsors: Donovan J. Richards, Adrienne E. Adams, Brad S. Lander, Alicka Ampry-Samuel , Helen K. Rosenthal, Laurie A. Cumbo, Public Advocate Jumaane Williams
Council Member Sponsors: 7
Summary: This bill would require the police department to publicly report statistics on bias-based profiling.
Indexes: Report Required
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 1864, 2. Int. No. 1864, 3. January 23, 2020 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 4. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 1-23-20, 5. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - January 23, 2020

Int. No. 1864

 

By Council Member Richards, Adams, Lander, Ampry-Samuel, Rosenthal, Cumbo and the Public Advocate (Mr. Williams)

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring the police department to report on bias-based profiling

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1. Section 14-151 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new subdivision f to read as follows:

f. No later than January 30, 2021 and no later than each January 30 thereafter, the department shall, consistent with applicable law including, but not limited to, section 50-a of the civil rights law, submit to the speaker of the council and the mayor and post to the department’s website, a report regarding complaints of bias-based profiling during the preceding calendar year. Such report shall include information on the department’s efforts to prevent bias-based profiling and the following information, in total and disaggregated by borough and precinct:

1. The total number of bias-based profiling complaints received;

2. The total number of personnel who were the subject of such bias-based profiling complaints;

3. For each departmental personnel who was the subject of a bias-based profiling complaint, the number of bias-based profiling complaints against such person, whether such person is a uniformed member of service and their length of service to the department;

4. The self-reported demographics of complainants, including but not limited to race, ethnicity, color, national origin, creed, disability, sexual orientation, gender, citizenship status, housing status, and age;

5. The types of policing encounters associated with complaints of bias-based profiling;

6. The discriminatory policing conduct alleged; and

7. The outcomes of such complaints, including whether any disciplinary action was taken.

§ 2. This local law takes effect immediately.

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