This bill would require the NYPD to report on average victim response time, average case processing time, and arrest rate in grand larceny cases.
- Filed (End of Session)
Int. No. 1111
By Council Members Salamanca, Yeger and Holden
A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring the police department to report on case processing times for grand larceny investigations
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 14-177 to read as follows:
§ 14-177 Grand larceny case processing report.
a. Definitions. For the purposes of this section, the following terms have the following meanings:
Case investigator. The term “case investigator” means the member of service assigned to identify the perpetrator of a crime after a complaint is received.
Close the investigation: The term “close the investigation” means make an arrest or determine that no further investigative steps are appropriate.
Grand larceny. The term “grand larceny” has the same meaning as set forth in article 155 of the penal law.
b. Sixty days after January 1, 2019 and sixty days after the beginning of every quarter thereafter, the department shall post on its website a report indicating the average amount of time between a grand larceny complaint and a response to the victim by a case investigator regarding the progress of the investigation; the average amount of time required to close the investigation for the preceding year, and the percentage of grand larceny complaints that lead to an arrest.
c. The information in subdivision b of this section shall be permanently accessible from the department’s website and shall be provided in a format that permits automated processing. Each report shall include a comparison of the current quarter with the prior four quarters, where such information is available.
§ 2. This local law takes effect immediately.