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REPORTABLE INCIDENT (CORRECTIONS)

Data Element: REPORTABLE INCIDENT (CORRECTIONS)
Definition: A coded representation of an event occurring at a local correctional facility which, by statute, must be reported to the New York State Commission of Correction within a specified period of time.
Standard of Verification: Internal agency documents.
Data Type: AN
Field Size: 4
Field Format: 4AN
Originating Teams: Corrections
User Teams: Corrections
Tables / Codes: See New York State Commission of Correction Reportable Incident Codes Table.
Comments: When referring to the New York State Commission of Correction Reportable Incident Codes Table, note that the first two digits are for the general category, and the second two digits are for the specific sub-category.
Full definitions of incident codes can be found in the Reportable Incident Guidelines issued by the New York State Commission of Correction.
Reportable Incidents are separate and distinct from the New York State Department of Correctional Services Unusual Incident Reporting System.
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