N.Y. Executive Law Section 214-H*2
Model law enforcement death notification policy


The superintendent, in collaboration with the office of victim services, shall, for all members of the division of state police:

1.

Develop, maintain and disseminate a model law enforcement death notification policy setting forth recommended policies and procedures regarding in-person death notifications to a deceased individual’s next of kin. Such policies and procedures shall make provisions for education and training of current and new police officers in the planning, preparation, and delivery of in-person death notifications, including but not limited to, policies and procedures for:

(a)

the identification of the deceased individual, the collection of accurate information regarding the deceased individual, and the identification of the deceased individual’s next of kin; and

(b)

the actual delivery of in-person death notifications to the deceased individual’s next of kin within twenty-four hours following the identification of such individual; provided, however, such policies and procedures shall provide that, in the event that an in-person death notification cannot be provided to the deceased individual’s next of kin within such timeframe, the failure or delay of such notification shall be documented and such notification shall instead be made as soon as practicable.

2.

Recommend to the governor rules and regulations with respect to the establishment and implementation on an ongoing basis of a training program for all current and new police officers regarding the policies and procedures established pursuant to this section, along with recommendations for periodic retraining of police officers.

3.

Disseminate the model law enforcement death notification policy promulgated in accordance with this section to all members of the state police and develop a model training program for all current and new police officers regarding the policies and procedures established pursuant to such section. * NB There are 2 § 214-h’s

Source: Section 214-H*2 — Model law enforcement death notification policy, https://www.­nysenate.­gov/legislation/laws/EXC/214-H*2 (updated Feb. 17, 2023; accessed Jun. 15, 2024).

210
Division of state police
211
Employees
212
Equipment
213
Acquisition of real property
214
Establishment of training school
214‑A
Child abuse prevention
214‑B
Family offense intervention
214‑C
Elder abuse awareness
214‑D
Human trafficking awareness
214‑E
Cardiopulmonary resuscitation training and retraining
214‑F
Emergency situations involving people with autism spectrum disorder and other developmental disabilities
214‑G
Opioid antagonist awareness
214‑H
Extreme risk protection orders
214‑H*2
Model law enforcement death notification policy
215
Organization
216
Bureau of criminal investigation
216‑A
Scientific crime detection laboratory
216‑B
Salary increments
216‑C
Holiday compensation
216‑D
Consumer product protection
217
Communication
218
Installation, operation and maintenance of basic system
219
Availability
220
Orders, rules or regulations
221
System of criminal justice information
221‑A
Computer system to carry information of orders of protection and warrants of arrest
221‑B
Reporting to New York state violent crimes analysis program
221‑C
Statewide repository of data relating to unlawful methamphetamine laboratories
221‑D
Discovery of an unlawful methamphetamine laboratory
222
Radio communication system
223
Duties and powers of the superintendent of state police and of members of the state police
224
Verification of complaint
225
Enforcement of conservation law
225‑A
Lost and found property
226
Employment of state police in towns, villages, police districts
227
Disability benefits
227‑A
Death benefits
228
National instant criminal background checks
229
Retirement for cause
230
Gun trafficking interdiction program
231
Uniform identification cards for retired police officers
232
Sexual assault victims unit
233
Municipal gun buyback program
234
New York state police body-worn cameras program
235
Firearms safety training, and licensing appeals

Accessed:
Jun. 15, 2024

Last modified:
Feb. 17, 2023

§ 214-H*2’s source at nysenate​.gov

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