Village of Menands, NY
Albany County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Menands 11-6-2000 by L.L. No. 2-2000. Amendments noted where applicable.]

§ 121-1 Purpose.

The Village Board hereby finds that crimes are committed from time to time within the Village of Menands by parolees or inmates released from penal institutions and reformatories located within and without the State of New York; that the presence of such persons within the Village of Menands is discovered usually after the commission of crimes; that for the better maintenance of order, enforcement of the laws, prevention of crime and preservation and care of the safety, health, comfort, property and general welfare of the inhabitants of the Village of Menands, the Chief of Police should be made aware of the presence of such persons within the Village of Menands. It is hereby found and declared, therefore, as a matter of legislative determination, that all parolees or inmates from penal institutions and reformatories located within and without the State of New York and who are released to reside or regularly work within the Village of Menands and those hereafter who are released to reside or regularly work within the Village of Menands should immediately report to the Chief of Police for identification and registration. This chapter is declared to be a measure designed to prevent crime, to protect and preserve good order, enforce the laws, protect and preserve and care for the safety, health, comfort, property and general welfare of the inhabitants of the Village of Menands and visitors thereto.

§ 121-2 Identification and registration with Chief of Police.

All parolees or inmates released from any penal institution or reformatory located within or without the State of New York and who are released to reside or regularly work within the Village of Menands and such as shall hereafter be released to reside or regularly work within the Village of Menands shall immediately identify themselves to and shall register with the Chief of Police of Menands and shall give such information as shall be required to enable the Chief of Police to identify such person, including the name or names by which known, past and future addresses, name of last penal institution or reformatory from which paroled or confined and the crime or crimes for which the parolee or inmate was confined or committed.

§ 121-3 Communication with state and federal government.

The Chief of Police shall have the power and authority to communicate with the proper authorities of each state and federal government to obtain such information as the Chief of Police shall deem necessary in furtherance of the purposes and declarations of this chapter.

§ 121-4 Youthful offenders.

The provisions of this chapter shall not apply to parolees or inmates adjudicated as youthful offenders or convicted for misdemeanors.

§ 121-5 Penalties for offenses.

A violation of this chapter shall be a misdemeanor, and punishment therefor shall be as prescribed for misdemeanors in the Penal Law of the State of New York.