June 30, 2017
Albany, NY

No. 147.11: Amendment to Executive Order 147 - 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 8th, 2015, is hereby amended to include an additional paragraph to the penultimate paragraph as amended by Order Numbers 147.1-147.10, to read as follows:


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


(k)  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 Andrew Kearse on May 11, 2017 in Schenectady County.



G I V E N   under my hand and the Privy Seal of the State in the City of Albany this fifteenth day of June in the year two thousand seventeen.






Secretary to the Governor