§ 14-101 Definitions
§ 14-102 Composition of Force
§ 14-103 Detective Bureau
§ 14-104 Juvenile Bureau
§ 14-105 Superintendent of Buildings; Compensation
§ 14-106 Special Patrolmen; When May Be Appointed
§ 14-107 Unlawful Use of Police Uniform or Emblem
§ 14-108 Unlawful Use or Possession of Official Police Cards
§ 14-109 Qualifications of Members of Force; Publishing Names and Residence of Applicants and Appointees; Probation
§ 14-110 Warrant of Appointment; Oath
§ 14-111 Salaries of First Grade Police Officers
§ 14-112 Computation of Compensation of Members of the Department After Service in the Fire Department
§ 14-113 Computation of Compensation of Members of the Department Restored to Duty After Service in the Fire Department
§ 14-114 Promotions
§ 14-115 Discipline of Members
§ 14-116 Limitations of Suits
§ 14-117 Assignment to Police Duty
§ 14-118 School Crossing Guards
§ 14-118.1 Voluntary Fingerprinting of School Children
§ 14-118.2 Traffic and Parking Enforcement by Employees Not Police Officers
§ 14-119 Department to Cooperate With Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
§ 14-120 Detail of Officers to Assist Department of Health
§ 14-121 Details to Special Duty
§ 14-122 Relief From Active Duty Due to Disability
§ 14-122.1 Receipt of Line of Duty Pay
§ 14-123 Suspension of Members of Force
§ 14-124 Termination of Service of Members of Force Because of Superannuation
§ 14-125 Rehearing of Charges; Reinstatement of Members of Department
§ 14-126 Resignations, Absence On Leave
§ 14-127 Contingent Expenses of Department, Bond of Commissioner
§ 14-128 Three Platoon System; Traffic Squad Not Affected By
§ 14-129 Commissioner; to Fix Boundaries of Precincts; to Furnish Station Houses
§ 14-130 Returns of Arrests; Accused to Be Taken Before Judge of the Criminal Court
§ 14-131 Accommodations for Women
§ 14-132 Proceedings Where Woman Is Arrested
§ 14-133 Use of Boats
§ 14-134 Civil Process
§ 14-135 Reimbursement for Loss of Property by Member of Force While in Performance of Duty
§ 14-136 Rewards
§ 14-137 Subpoenas; Administration of Oaths
§ 14-138 Minutes of Commissioner; When Evidence
§ 14-139 Disposal of Horses
§ 14-140 Property Clerk
§ 14-141 Common Law and Statutory Powers of Constables
§ 14-147 Workers’ Compensation for Members of Auxiliary Police
§ 14-148 Uniform Allowance for Members of Auxiliary Police
§ 14-149 Police 911 Operational Time Analysis Report
§ 14-150 Police Department Reporting Requirements
§ 14-151 Bias-Based Profiling Prohibited
§ 14-152 School Activity Reporting
§ 14-153 Traffic Data
§ 14-154 Persons Not to Be Detained
§ 14-155 Enforcement Criteria
§ 14-156 Desk Apperance Ticket Report
§ 14-157 Summons Report
§ 14-158 Use of Force Incident Reports
§ 14-159 Use of Force Encounter Reports
§ 14-160 Officer Deployment
§ 14-161 Online Reporting of Domestic Violence and Hate Crime Statistics
§ 14-162 Priority Area Social Service Planning and Accountability
§ 14-163 Arrestee Health Information
§ 14-164 Patrol Guide Publication Required
§ 14-165 Cardiopulminary Resuscitation and Automated External Defibrillator Training
§ 14-166 Reporting On Nuisance Abatement Actions
§ 14-167 Collision Reports
§ 14-168 Arrestee Contact Information
§ 14-169 Seized Property Data Reports
§ 14-170 Erroneous Records
§ 14-171 Index Crime Clearance Report
§ 14-172 Online Reporting of Arrests and Summonses for Subway Fare Evasion
§ 14-173 Guidance Regarding Consent Searches
§ 14-174 Identification of Police Officers
§ 14-175 Marijuana Enforcement Report
§ 14-176 Opioid Antagonist Report
§ 14-177 Harassment and Sexual Assault Survivor Sensitivity Training
§ 14-178 Special Victims Case Management System
§ 14-179 Special Victims Division Staffing
§ 14-180 Special Victims Training
§ 14-181 Child Sensitive Arrest Policies

Terms Used In New York Laws > New York City Administrative Code > Title 14 > Chapter 1

  • Advice and consent: Under the Constitution, presidential nominations for executive and judicial posts take effect only when confirmed by the Senate, and international treaties become effective only when the Senate approves them by a two-thirds vote.
  • Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
  • Affirmed: In the practice of the appellate courts, the decree or order is declared valid and will stand as rendered in the lower court.
  • Allegation: something that someone says happened.
  • Amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
  • Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
  • Appellate: About appeals; an appellate court has the power to review the judgement of another lower court or tribunal.
  • Appraisal: A determination of property value.
  • Appropriation: The provision of funds, through an annual appropriations act or a permanent law, for federal agencies to make payments out of the Treasury for specified purposes. The formal federal spending process consists of two sequential steps: authorization
  • Arraignment: A proceeding in which an individual who is accused of committing a crime is brought into court, told of the charges, and asked to plead guilty or not guilty.
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • Attorney-at-law: A person who is legally qualified and licensed to practice law, and to represent and act for clients in legal proceedings.
  • Civil forfeiture: The loss of ownership of property used to conduct illegal activity.
  • Common law: The legal system that originated in England and is now in use in the United States. It is based on judicial decisions rather than legislative action.
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • conservatee: means a person who has suffered substantial impairment of his ability to care for his property or has become unable to provide for himself or others dependent upon him for support for whom a conservator of his property has been appointed, pursuant to section 77. See N.Y. Real Property Actions and Proceedings Law 1701
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Counterclaim: A claim that a defendant makes against a plaintiff.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Decedent: A deceased person.
  • Deed: The legal instrument used to transfer title in real property from one person to another.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • Devise: To gift property by will.
  • Dismissal: The dropping of a case by the judge without further consideration or hearing. Source:
  • dispose of: means to sell, convey, exchange, mortgage, release or lease. See N.Y. Real Property Actions and Proceedings Law 1701
  • Dower: A widow
  • Entitlement: A Federal program or provision of law that requires payments to any person or unit of government that meets the eligibility criteria established by law. Entitlements constitute a binding obligation on the part of the Federal Government, and eligible recipients have legal recourse if the obligation is not fulfilled. Social Security and veterans' compensation and pensions are examples of entitlement programs.
  • Equitable: Pertaining to civil suits in "equity" rather than in "law." In English legal history, the courts of "law" could order the payment of damages and could afford no other remedy. See damages. A separate court of "equity" could order someone to do something or to cease to do something. See, e.g., injunction. In American jurisprudence, the federal courts have both legal and equitable power, but the distinction is still an important one. For example, a trial by jury is normally available in "law" cases but not in "equity" cases. Source: U.S. Courts
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Fair market value: The price at which an asset would change hands in a transaction between a willing, informed buyer and a willing, informed seller.
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Fiscal year: The fiscal year is the accounting period for the government. For the federal government, this begins on October 1 and ends on September 30. The fiscal year is designated by the calendar year in which it ends; for example, fiscal year 2006 begins on October 1, 2005 and ends on September 30, 2006.
  • Foreclosure: A legal process in which property that is collateral or security for a loan may be sold to help repay the loan when the loan is in default. Source: OCC
  • Guardian: A person legally empowered and charged with the duty of taking care of and managing the property of another person who because of age, intellect, or health, is incapable of managing his (her) own affairs.
  • incompetent person: means a person incompetent to manage his affairs of whose property a committee has been appointed pursuant to section 78. See N.Y. Real Property Actions and Proceedings Law 1701
  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • interest in real property: includes any term, estate or other interest in real property, vested or contingent, of an infant in being, an incompetent person, or a conservatee including an inchoate right of dower and a possibility of reverter, and also the contingent interest of an infant not in being. See N.Y. Real Property Actions and Proceedings Law 1701
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Lease: A contract transferring the use of property or occupancy of land, space, structures, or equipment in consideration of a payment (e.g., rent). Source: OCC
  • Liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
  • Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Mortgage: The written agreement pledging property to a creditor as collateral for a loan.
  • Mortgagee: The person to whom property is mortgaged and who has loaned the money.
  • Mortgagor: The person who pledges property to a creditor as collateral for a loan and who receives the money.
  • Oath: A promise to tell the truth.
  • Obligation: An order placed, contract awarded, service received, or similar transaction during a given period that will require payments during the same or a future period.
  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • Plea: In a criminal case, the defendant's statement pleading "guilty" or "not guilty" in answer to the charges, a declaration made in open court.
  • possibility of reverter: means the possibility that upon breach of a condition or termination of an estate by limitation the right of re-entry will vest in, or real property will revert to, an infant, incompetent person or conservatee or his heirs solely or in common with others. See N.Y. Real Property Actions and Proceedings Law 1701
  • Precedent: A court decision in an earlier case with facts and law similar to a dispute currently before a court. Precedent will ordinarily govern the decision of a later similar case, unless a party can show that it was wrongly decided or that it differed in some significant way.
  • Probable cause: A reasonable ground for belief that the offender violated a specific law.
  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • Prosecute: To charge someone with a crime. A prosecutor tries a criminal case on behalf of the government.
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • Settlement: Parties to a lawsuit resolve their difference without having a trial. Settlements often involve the payment of compensation by one party in satisfaction of the other party's claims.
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Summons: Another word for subpoena used by the criminal justice system.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Transcript: A written, word-for-word record of what was said, either in a proceeding such as a trial or during some other conversation, as in a transcript of a hearing or oral deposition.
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.