Politicians delay critical votes after an election: City Council actions on December 20, 2023

Passed Int 0586-2022 requiring the police dept to report on police-civilian investigative encounters.

This bill would require the NYPD to provide quarterly reports detailing information on level one, two, and three investigative encounters between the police and civilians, including the race/ethnicity, age and gender of the civilian approached by the police, the factors that led to the interaction, and whether the interaction led to a summons or use of force incident. The first such report would be due within 30 days of the quarter ending September 30, 2024. Councilwoman Lynn Schulman voted in affirmative.

Passed Int 0538-2022 requiring the New York police department to report on instances in which an individual denied an officer consent to a search.

This bill would require the New York City Police Department (“NYPD”) to report on instances in which an individual denies consent to a search, and information pertaining to circumstances involved in such attempt to obtain consent to search. Councilwoman Lynn Schulman voted in affirmative.

Passed Int 0549-2022 banning solitary confinement in city jails and establishing standards for the use of restrictive housing and emergency lock-ins. Councilwoman Lynn Schulman voted in affirmative.

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