Complaint from May 24, 2008

Incident: May 24, 2008
Received: May 28, 2008
Closed: December 21, 2009

Witness Officers: Thomas Guarino, Arthur Smith
Reason for contact: PD suspected C/V of violation/crime - street
Location: Street/highway
In 52nd Precinct Bronx
Outcome: Arrest - other violation/crime
Officer: Morales, Ernest Hispanic Male, 40
Complainant: Hispanic Male
Allegation: Abuse Of Authority: Strip-searched
CCRB Conclusion: Exonerated
Officer: Vargas, Jose Hispanic Male
Complainant: Hispanic Male
Allegation: Discourtesy: Word
CCRB Conclusion: Unsubstantiated
Officer: Vargas, Jose Hispanic Male
Complainant: Hispanic Male
Allegation: Force: Physical force
CCRB Conclusion: Unsubstantiated
Officer: Vargas, Jose Hispanic Male
Complainant: Hispanic Male
Allegation: Force: Physical force
CCRB Conclusion: Unsubstantiated

Officer Complainant Allegation CCRB Conclusion
Morales, Ernest
Hispanic Male, 40
Hispanic Male Abuse Of Authority: Strip-searched Exonerated
Vargas, Jose
Hispanic Male
Hispanic Male Discourtesy: Word Unsubstantiated
Vargas, Jose
Hispanic Male
Hispanic Male Force: Physical force Unsubstantiated
Vargas, Jose
Hispanic Male
Hispanic Male Force: Physical force Unsubstantiated

Conclusion Meanings:

'Exonerated': The alleged conduct occurred but did not violate the NYPD’s own rules, which often give officers significant discretion.
'Unsubstantiated': The CCRB has fully investigated but could not affirmatively conclude both that the conduct occurred and that it broke the rules.

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