This bill would require the New York City Police Department to have a licensed clinical social worker located at every precinct. Such social worker would be available 24 hours a day and 7 days a week.
Int. No. 673
By Council Members Treyger, Adams and Levine
A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring each police precinct to have a licensed social worker.
Be it enacted by the Council as follows:
Section 1. Chapter 1 of title 14 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new section 14-175 to read as follows:
§ 14-175 Social workers at precincts. The department shall have a licensed clinical social worker located at every precinct. Such social workers shall be available at the precinct twenty four hours a day and every day of the week.
§ 2. This local law takes effect 120 days after it becomes law.
LS 11869/Int. 1836-2017