August 3, 2015

No. 147.1: A Special Prosecutor to Investigate and Prosecute Matters Relating to the Deaths of Civilians Caused by Law Enforcement Officers

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In view of the request of Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman, my order and requirement, embodied in Executive Order Number one hundred and forty seven, dated July 8, 2015, is hereby amended to include an additional paragraph, to be the penultimate paragraph, to read as follows:

FURTHER, the requirement imposed on the Special Prosecutor by this Executive Order shall include the investigation, and if warranted, prosecution:

(a)  of any and all unlawful acts or omissions or alleged unlawful acts or omissions by any law enforcement officer, as listed in subdivision 34 of section 1.20 of the Criminal Procedure Law, arising out of, relating to or in any way connected with the death of Raynette Turner on July 27, 2015 while in the custody of the Mount Vernon Police Department.

G I V E N   under my hand and the Privy Seal of the State in the City of Albany this third day of August in the year two thousand fifteen.