Complaint from April 10, 2015

Case number 201502938
Incident: April 10, 2015
Received: April 17, 2015
Closed: December 9, 2015

Witness Officers: Vincent Agostino, Stacy Bowen
Reason for contact: PD suspected C/V of violation/crime - bldg
Location: Police building
In 121st Precinct Staten Island
Outcome: Arrest - other violation/crime
Officer: Farella, Paul White Male, 36
Complainant: Black Male, 24
Allegation: Abuse of Authority: Strip-searched
CCRB Conclusion: Exonerated
Officer: Farella, Paul White Male, 36
Complainant: Hispanic Female, 30
Allegation: Force: Chokehold
CCRB Conclusion: Unsubstantiated
Officer: Fried, Matthew White Male, 32
Complainant: Black Male, 24
Allegation: Force: Nonlethal restraining device
CCRB Conclusion: Exonerated
Officer: Sposito, Steven White Male
Complainant: Black Male, 24
Allegation: Force: Physical force
CCRB Conclusion: Exonerated
Officer: Vaccarino, Philip White Male, 35
Complainant: Black Male, 24
Allegation: Force: Physical force
CCRB Conclusion: Exonerated

Officer Complainant Allegation CCRB Conclusion
Farella, Paul
White Male, 36
Black Male, 24 Abuse of Authority: Strip-searched Exonerated
Farella, Paul
White Male, 36
Hispanic Female, 30 Force: Chokehold Unsubstantiated
Fried, Matthew
White Male, 32
Black Male, 24 Force: Nonlethal restraining device Exonerated
Sposito, Steven
White Male
Black Male, 24 Force: Physical force Exonerated
Vaccarino, Philip
White Male, 35
Black Male, 24 Force: Physical force Exonerated

Conclusion Meanings:

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

Further details on conclusion definitions.