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Meeting Name: Committee on Public Safety Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 6/29/2015 9:30 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chambers - City Hall
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Minutes Minutes  
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Attachments: Attachments - Int. No. 182-A, Attachments - Int. No. 538, Attachments - Int. No. 539, Attachments - Int. No. 540, Attachments - Int. No. 541, Attachments - Int. No. 606-A, Attachments - Int. No. 607, Attachments - Int. No. 809, Attachments - Int. No. 824
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Int 0182-2014 *Ritchie J. Torres Proposed Int. No. 182-ARight to Know Act - Requiring officers to identify themselves to the public.IntroductionThis bill would require the New York City Police Department to provide a business card and the reasons for law enforcement activity during certain interactions with the public.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0182-2014 *Ritchie J. Torres  Right to Know Act - Requiring officers to identify themselves to the public.IntroductionThis bill would require the New York City Police Department to provide a business card and the reasons for law enforcement activity during certain interactions with the public.Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Not available
Int 0182-2014 *Ritchie J. Torres  Right to Know Act - Requiring officers to identify themselves to the public.IntroductionThis bill would require the New York City Police Department to provide a business card and the reasons for law enforcement activity during certain interactions with the public.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0538-2014 *Rory I. Lancman  Use of injurious physical force by law enforcement officers.IntroductionThis bill would require that police officers only use a proportionate amount of injurious physical force during the course of their duties and only if such force is reasonably necessary to protect themselves or others from harm or death, which they perceive to be imminent in nature.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0538-2014 *Rory I. Lancman  Use of injurious physical force by law enforcement officers.IntroductionThis bill would require that police officers only use a proportionate amount of injurious physical force during the course of their duties and only if such force is reasonably necessary to protect themselves or others from harm or death, which they perceive to be imminent in nature.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0539-2014 *Rory I. Lancman  NYPD reports relating to use of force incidents.IntroductionThis bill requires the NYPD to provide a quarterly report on the number of use of force incidents disaggregated by the: (1) type of force used, (2) precinct or unit of the officer that used force, and (3) whether the officer was on or off duty when the force was used. In addition, the bill would require the department to report on the number of injuries to an officer or civilian resulting from a police and civilian interaction involving a use of force incident, and the severity of those injuries. Finally, the department would be required to annually provide a report on the uses of force found to be excessive by the department. These excessive uses of force would be disaggregated by the: (1) type of force used, including whether a firearm was used, (2) precinct to which such officer was assigned, (3) whether such officer was on duty, and (4) the outcome of any departmental charges brought against such officer.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0539-2014 *Rory I. Lancman  NYPD reports relating to use of force incidents.IntroductionThis bill requires the NYPD to provide a quarterly report on the number of use of force incidents disaggregated by the: (1) type of force used, (2) precinct or unit of the officer that used force, and (3) whether the officer was on or off duty when the force was used. In addition, the bill would require the department to report on the number of injuries to an officer or civilian resulting from a police and civilian interaction involving a use of force incident, and the severity of those injuries. Finally, the department would be required to annually provide a report on the uses of force found to be excessive by the department. These excessive uses of force would be disaggregated by the: (1) type of force used, including whether a firearm was used, (2) precinct to which such officer was assigned, (3) whether such officer was on duty, and (4) the outcome of any departmental charges brought against such officer.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0540-2014 *Rory I. Lancman Proposed Int. No. 540-AChokeholdsIntroductionThis bill establishes a misdemeanor for applying a chokehold in the course of effecting or attempting to effectuate an arrest. A chokehold is defined as the act of wrapping an arm around or gripping someone's neck in a manner that limits or cuts off either the flow of air by compressing the windpipe, or the flow of blood through the carotid arteries on each side of the neck.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0540-2014 *Rory I. Lancman  ChokeholdsIntroductionThis bill establishes a misdemeanor for applying a chokehold in the course of effecting or attempting to effectuate an arrest. A chokehold is defined as the act of wrapping an arm around or gripping someone's neck in a manner that limits or cuts off either the flow of air by compressing the windpipe, or the flow of blood through the carotid arteries on each side of the neck.Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Not available
Int 0540-2014 *Rory I. Lancman  ChokeholdsIntroductionThis bill establishes a misdemeanor for applying a chokehold in the course of effecting or attempting to effectuate an arrest. A chokehold is defined as the act of wrapping an arm around or gripping someone's neck in a manner that limits or cuts off either the flow of air by compressing the windpipe, or the flow of blood through the carotid arteries on each side of the neck.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0541-2014 *Antonio Reynoso  Right to Know Act - Requiring the NYPD to develop and provide guidance for its officers on obtaining consent to search individuals.IntroductionThis bill would require the New York City Police Department to develop and provide guidance to its officers with respect to obtaining voluntary, knowing, and intelligent consent prior to conducting a search based solely on an individual’s consent. Officers would be required to record all consent search with their body worn camera, if available, and document all consent searches.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0541-2014 *Antonio Reynoso  Right to Know Act - Requiring the NYPD to develop and provide guidance for its officers on obtaining consent to search individuals.IntroductionThis bill would require the New York City Police Department to develop and provide guidance to its officers with respect to obtaining voluntary, knowing, and intelligent consent prior to conducting a search based solely on an individual’s consent. Officers would be required to record all consent search with their body worn camera, if available, and document all consent searches.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0606-2014 *Jumaane D. Williams Proposed Int. No. 606-ANYPD use of force encounter reports.IntroductionTitle 14 of the administrative code of the city of New York provides regulation and oversight of the New York Police Department (“NYPD”). This bill requires that the NYPD issue quarterly reports on the use of force and their relationship to quality of life offenses. This bill would amend Title 14 of the administrative code by adding a new section 14-155.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0606-2014 *Jumaane D. Williams  NYPD use of force encounter reports.IntroductionTitle 14 of the administrative code of the city of New York provides regulation and oversight of the New York Police Department (“NYPD”). This bill requires that the NYPD issue quarterly reports on the use of force and their relationship to quality of life offenses. This bill would amend Title 14 of the administrative code by adding a new section 14-155.Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Not available
Int 0606-2014 *Jumaane D. Williams  NYPD use of force encounter reports.IntroductionTitle 14 of the administrative code of the city of New York provides regulation and oversight of the New York Police Department (“NYPD”). This bill requires that the NYPD issue quarterly reports on the use of force and their relationship to quality of life offenses. This bill would amend Title 14 of the administrative code by adding a new section 14-155.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0607-2014 *Jumaane D. Williams  Creation of a police officer body-worn camera task force.IntroductionThis bill would create a task force to study the issues involved with requiring New York City Police Department officers to wear body-worn cameras that record their activities. The task force would be comprised of three members appointed by the Mayor, three members appointed by the Speaker of the City Council, and four members appointed jointly by the Mayor and the Speaker of the City Council. The task force would be required to submit a report within one year of its final member being appointed. This report must include information regarding a body-worn camera program: its cost, privacy implications, best practices regarding data storage, when such cameras must be recording and when they may be switched off, evidentiary issues involved in using such footage, and any other recommendations the task force believes will assist in implementing a body-worn camera program.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0607-2014 *Jumaane D. Williams  Creation of a police officer body-worn camera task force.IntroductionThis bill would create a task force to study the issues involved with requiring New York City Police Department officers to wear body-worn cameras that record their activities. The task force would be comprised of three members appointed by the Mayor, three members appointed by the Speaker of the City Council, and four members appointed jointly by the Mayor and the Speaker of the City Council. The task force would be required to submit a report within one year of its final member being appointed. This report must include information regarding a body-worn camera program: its cost, privacy implications, best practices regarding data storage, when such cameras must be recording and when they may be switched off, evidentiary issues involved in using such footage, and any other recommendations the task force believes will assist in implementing a body-worn camera program.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0809-2015 *Vanessa L. Gibson  The coordination and targeted delivery of social services in high crime areas.IntroductionThis bill would require the NYPD to prepare an annual report to identify the top 35 high crime areas to the mayor, council and support service agencies. The report shall include a map of the high crime area and the total number of major felonies. Appropriate support service agencies shall develop a coordinated, multi-agency plan to provide necessary social services in the high crime areas.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0809-2015 *Vanessa L. Gibson  The coordination and targeted delivery of social services in high crime areas.IntroductionThis bill would require the NYPD to prepare an annual report to identify the top 35 high crime areas to the mayor, council and support service agencies. The report shall include a map of the high crime area and the total number of major felonies. Appropriate support service agencies shall develop a coordinated, multi-agency plan to provide necessary social services in the high crime areas.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0824-2015 *Deborah L. Rose  NYPD to report in relation to deployment.IntroductionThis bill will require the NYPD to post an annual report of the total number and percentage of officers in each precinct that (1) have two or more substantiated CCRB complaints in the last 3 calendar years; (2) have been the subject of an IAB investigation that resulted in a suspension in the last 5 years; (3) used excessive force in the last 3 years; or (4) have been arrested in the last 10 years for police-related behavior.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0824-2015 *Deborah L. Rose  NYPD to report in relation to deployment.IntroductionThis bill will require the NYPD to post an annual report of the total number and percentage of officers in each precinct that (1) have two or more substantiated CCRB complaints in the last 3 calendar years; (2) have been the subject of an IAB investigation that resulted in a suspension in the last 5 years; (3) used excessive force in the last 3 years; or (4) have been arrested in the last 10 years for police-related behavior.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available