N.Y. ADC. LAW § 14-151 : NY Code - Section 14-151: Racial or Ethnic Profiling Prohibited

Search N.Y. ADC. LAW § 14-151 : NY Code - Section 14-151: Racial or Ethnic Profiling Prohibited

a. Definitions. As
  used in this section, the following terms have the following meanings:
    1. "Racial or ethnic profiling" means an act of a member of the  force
  of the police department or other law enforcement officer that relies on
  race, ethnicity, religion or national origin as the determinative factor
  in  initiating law enforcement action against an individual, rather than
  an individual's behavior or  other  information  or  circumstances  that
  links  a  person or persons of a particular race, ethnicity, religion or
  national origin to suspected unlawful activity.
    2. "Law enforcement officer" means  (i)  a  peace  officer  or  police
  officer  as defined in the Criminal Procedure Law who is employed by the
  city of New York; or (ii) a special patrolman appointed  by  the  police
  commissioner pursuant to section 14-106 of the administrative code.
    b.  Prohibition.  Every  member  of the police department or other law
  enforcement officer shall be prohibited from racial or ethnic profiling.