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Report of discharge of weapon
Executive (EXC) CHAPTER 18, ARTICLE 35
* § 837-v. Report of discharge of weapon. 1. Any law enforcement
officer or peace officer who discharges his or her weapon while on duty
or off duty under circumstances wherein a person could be struck by a
bullet from the weapon, including situations wherein such officer
discharges his or her weapon in the direction of a person, shall
verbally report the incident to his or her superiors within six hours of
the occurrence of the incident and shall prepare and file a written
report of the incident within forty-eight hours of the occurrence of the
incident. Nothing contained in this section shall prevent any officer
from invoking his or her constitutional right to avoid

2. As used in this section "law enforcement officer" means a state or
local police officer and "peace officer" means any person designated as
a peace officer pursuant to section 2.10 of the criminal procedure law.

* NB There are 2 § 837-v's