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File #: Int 2249-2021    Version: * Name: Police department’s duty to provide officer records to the civilian complaint review board.
Type: Introduction Status: Committee
Committee: Committee on Public Safety
On agenda: 3/25/2021
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the New York city charter, in relation to the police department's duty to provide officer records to the civilian complaint review board
Sponsors: Farah N. Louis, Keith Powers
Council Member Sponsors: 2
Summary: This bill would require the Police Department to provide the Civilian Complaint Review Board with all records related to the employment history of an officer who is the subject of a complaint of misconduct received by the Board. The Police Department would be required to provide such records to the Board in a digital format whenever practicable, and immediately upon receiving notice from the Board of a complaint of misconduct.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 2249, 2. Int. No. 2249, 3. March 25, 2021 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 4. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 3-25-21

Int. No. 2249

 

By Council Members Louis and Powers

 

A Local Law to amend the New York city charter, in relation to the police department’s duty to provide officer records to the civilian complaint review board

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1. Paragraph 1 of subdivision (d) of section 440 of the New York city charter, as amended by a vote of the electors on November 5, 2019, is amended to read as follows:

1. It shall be the duty of the police department to provide such assistance as the board may reasonably request, to cooperate fully with investigations by the board, and to provide to the board upon request records and other materials which are necessary for investigations undertaken pursuant to this section, except such records or materials that cannot be disclosed by law. In addition to records and other materials requested pursuant to this paragraph, and except such records or materials that cannot be disclosed by law, the police department shall provide to the board all records and other materials documenting the employment history of an officer who is the subject of a complaint received by the board, including, but not limited to, records documenting such officer’s rank, tenure, disciplinary history, leaves of absence, accommodations, status in any internal monitoring system and any other records or materials for the evaluation of performance toward continued employment or promotion. Such records and materials shall be provided in a digital format, as practicable, and immediately upon the police department’s receipt of notice from the board that such officer is the subject of a complaint received by the board.

§ 2. This local law takes effect immediately.

 

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LS #15116/16754

1/26/21