Complaint #202301145, February 2023

Incident: February 8, 2023
Closed: May 21, 2024


Reason for contact: Report-dispute
Location: Street/highway
In NYPD 78th Precinct Brooklyn
Outcome: No arrest made or summons issued

Witness Officers: Leonard Leslie, Edwin Valdez
Officer: Finamore, Joseph
Complainant: Black Male, 21-24
Allegation: Force: Physical force
CCRB Conclusion: Within NYPD Guidelines
Officer: Mattocks, William
Complainant: Black Male, 21-24
Allegation: Force: Physical force
CCRB Conclusion: Within NYPD Guidelines
Officer: Finamore, Joseph
Complainant: Black Male, 21-24
Allegation: Abuse of Authority: Refusal to provide name
CCRB Conclusion: Substantiated (Command Discipline A)
Officer: Mattocks, William
Complainant: Black Male, 21-24
Allegation: Abuse of Authority: Threat of arrest
CCRB Conclusion: Within NYPD Guidelines
Officer Complainant Allegation CCRB Conclusion
Finamore, Joseph Black Male, 21-24 Force: Physical force Within NYPD Guidelines
Mattocks, William Black Male, 21-24 Force: Physical force Within NYPD Guidelines
Finamore, Joseph Black Male, 21-24 Abuse of Authority: Refusal to provide name Substantiated (Command Discipline A)
Mattocks, William Black Male, 21-24 Abuse of Authority: Threat of arrest Within NYPD Guidelines

Conclusion Meanings:

'Substantiated': The alleged conduct occurred and it violated the rules. The NYPD has discretion over what, if any, discipline is imposed.
'Within NYPD Guidelines': The alleged conduct occurred but did not violate the NYPD's own rules, which often give officers significant discretion.

Further details on conclusion definitions.