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File #: Int 1928-2020    Version: * Name: Requiring the police department to report on missing persons.
Type: Introduction Status: Committee
Committee: Committee on Public Safety
On agenda: 4/22/2020
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 missing persons
Sponsors: Farah N. Louis, Margaret S. Chin, Eric A. Ulrich
Council Member Sponsors: 3
Summary: This bill would require the NYPD to report on missing persons cases.
Indexes: Report Required
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 1928, 2. Int. No. 1928, 3. April 22, 2020 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 4. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 4-22-20, 5. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - April 22, 2020

Int. No. 1928

 

By Council Members Louis, Chin and Ulrich

 

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

 

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 14-182 to read as follows:

§14-182 Missing persons reporting. a. No later than March 1, 2021, the department shall permanently post on its website and submit to the council and mayor a missing persons report. Such report shall include the following information for the preceding 10 calendar years:

1. The number of persons reported missing, in total and disaggregated by race, age, and gender;

2. The number of persons reported missing, in total and disaggregated by precinct, and further disaggregated by race, age, and gender;

3. The number of persons reported missing, disaggregated by the year in which the person was reported missing;

4. The percentage of missing persons cases that have been resolved by locating the missing person;

5. For those missing persons cases that have been resolved by locating the missing person, the mean and median duration of time between the report of such missing person and their location; and

3For those missing persons cases that have been resolved by locating the missing person, the percentage of such cases in which the department has determined that the missing person has become a victim of sex trafficking or labor trafficking.

b. No later than March 1, 2022 and every March 1 thereafter, the department shall update the missing persons report required pursuant to subdivision a of this section with any relevant cases for the preceding calendar year.

§ 2. This law shall take effect immediately.

 

 

 

 

 

D.A.

LS 13208, 13582

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