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File #: Int 1862-2020    Version: * Name: Requiring the PD to provide records of complaints and investigations of bias-based profiling to the city commission on human rights.
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 provide records of complaints and investigations of bias-based profiling to the city commission on human rights
Sponsors: Adrienne E. Adams, Brad S. Lander, Alicka Ampry-Samuel , Helen K. Rosenthal, Public Advocate Jumaane Williams, (by request of the Queens Borough President)
Council Member Sponsors: 5
Summary: This bill would require the NYPD to send records of closed complaints and investigations of bias-based policing to the Commission on Human Rights.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 1862, 2. Int. No. 1862, 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. 1862

 

By Council Members Adams, Lander, Ampry-Samuel, Rosenthal 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 provide records of complaints and investigations of bias-based profiling to the city commission on human rights

 

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. The department shall provide records of all closed complaints and investigations of bias-based profiling, including copies of complaints, investigative files and disciplinary records to the city commission on human rights for analysis in the furtherance of the commission’s official functions. Such records shall include, but not be limited to, the following information:

1. Information regarding each departmental personnel who was the subject of a bias-based profiling complaint, including such person’s name, age, shield number, precinct, rank, command, length of service to the department and whether such person is a uniformed member of service;

2. For each person identified in paragraph 1, the number of bias-based profiling complaints against such person; and

3. For each complaint identified in paragraph 2:

(a) 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;

(b) The types of policing encounters associated with complaints of biased-based profiling;

(c) The discriminatory policing conduct alleged; and

(d) The outcomes of such complaints, including whether any disciplinary action was taken.

§ 2. This local law takes effect immediately.

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