[Adopted 3-22-2005 by Ord. No. 7-2005]
Each parolee released from any penal institution or reformatory located within or without the State of New York and who is now within the City of Cohoes and such as shall hereafter come within the City of Cohoes shall immediately identify himself/herself to and shall register with the Chief of Police of Cohoes and shall give him such information as he shall require to enable him to identify such person, including the name or names by which known, past and future addresses, the name of the last penal institution or reformatory from which paroled and the crime or crimes for which he was last confined or committed.
The Chief of Police shall have the power and authority to communicate with the proper authorities of each state and the federal government to obtain such information as he shall deem necessary in furtherance of the purposes and declarations of this article.
The provisions of this article shall not apply to parolees adjudicated as youthful offenders or convicted for misdemeanors.
A violation of this article shall be a misdemeanor, and punishment therefor shall be as prescribed for misdemeanors in the Penal Law of the State of New York.