Thursday, 23 February 2017 14:34
Written by NYPD Community Affairs
The NYPD is committed to maintaining a welcoming environment
For immigrant communities while also maintaining public safety for
All. With this backdrop, the NYPD believes it is important to reiterate
Our immigration related policies.
The NYPD accepts the city's IDNYC as a valid and recognized
Form of government-issued identification including for the issuance
Of summonses and Desk Appearance Tickets.
The NYPD does not inquire about the immigration status of crime
Victims, witnesses, or others who call or approach the police seeking
The NYPD does not conduct civil immigration enforcement.
Specifically, this department does not enforce administrative
Warrants issued by Immigration and Custom Enforcement agents
Or federal immigration judges solely in connection with civil
It is our city's resolve to remain a safe and welcoming place for