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This initiative establishes an office of the inspector general for the NYPD, which would serve as an independent investigatory unit for police misconduct. The initiative prohibits the Inspector General from being a member of the NYPD and makes the office independent from the mayor\\\'s and NYPD commissioner\\\'s oversight or review. The initiative requires the Inspector General office review, report and make recommendations for change to the mayor, commissioner, and city council to improve the department\\\'s policies, practices, programs, and operations, in addition to coordinating with the citizen review board and the internal affairs bureau on review of misconduct and disciplinary actions.
This model law requires an individual who owns or possesses a firearm to report the loss or theft of his/her firearm to law enforcement within 48 hours before he/she knew or reasonably should have known that it was missing. The law also requires a person who had a firearm lost or stolen during the five years prior to the enactment of the law to report the loss to law enforcement within 60 days. This model was written specifically for local governments in California.
This model resolution urges local law enforcement to send letters concerning the obligations of a gun owner to prospective firearm purchasers during the ten-day waiting period. The letter will inform the gun purchaser that it is a crime to sell or give a gun to another individual without completing a Dealer Record of Sale form at a gun store. If a Dealer Record of Sale form is not completed and the firearm is involved with a crime, the City Attorney may prosecute the previous owner. This model was written specifically for local governments in California.
This model law prohibits the possession of large capacity ammunition magazines. The law was written specifically for municipal and county governments in California. The law includes definitions, penalties, and a list of individuals or agencies exempted from the law.
This model resolution urges a county\'s sheriff or a city\'s chief of police to sign-up for monthly updates from the state DOJ with the names of armed individuals that are prohibited from possessing firearms. The state DOJ maintains an online database of individuals who purchased firearms legally, but who subsequently lost the right to own or possess a firearm. The sheriff or chief of police is urged to investigate each individual on the list and retrieve illegally held firearms. This model was written specifically for local governments in California.
This model law requires a person who wants to own, possess, purchase, or otherwise acquire a firearm to have a firearm owners\\\' safety certificate. To be eligible for the certificate, applicants must complete a firearm safety training course, pass a safety course exam, receive live firing instruction, and complete a self-handling demonstration. The law includes a safe storage provision that requires firearms to be stored unloaded and locked. Included in this provision, is a requirement that gun owners report the loss or theft of a firearm to law enforcement. This model applies to local governments in Illinois. This document also includes a section that outlines common legal challenges to gun control laws.
This ordinance prohibits public and private institutions and organizations from discriminating against individuals on the basis of any identity trait. This ordinance provides legal recourse for individuals who have been discriminated against and provides a specific listing of protected groups, classes, and traits that may be considered in allegations of discrimination.
This ordinance ensures that each resident receives full benefits of citizenship and equal employment opportunities regardless of a person\'s perceived or actual race, color, sex, religion, ancestry, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, familial status, family responsibility, marital status, age, disability or handicap, use of service animals and/or mechanical aids.
This model ordinance will ensure the protection of civil rights and liberties through several provisions. It places limits on intelligence collection and surveillance activities and restricts the use of profiling based on a person\\\'s race, religion, country of origin, and gender. It requires transparency in the data collection methods of law enforcement and prohibits local officials from enforcing federal immigration programs. In addition, it provides for civil action if a person is subjected to law enforcement activities that are not in accordance with the ordinance.
This ordinance requires every person who possesses a firearm to notify the police department of the destruction, loss or theft of his or her firearm within 48 hours of when the person knows or should have known. An individual should also notify the department of a sale, transfer, inheritance or other disposition of the firearm within 48 hours. A person who violates this ordinance will be fined between $1,000 and $5,000 and be incarcerated for between 90 and 180 days. In addition, the ordinance requires an individual to report to the police within 72 hours the loss, theft, or destruction of his or her Chicago firearm permit or firearm registration certificate.