Complaint #202302801, February 2023

Incident: February 8, 2023
Received: April 4, 2023
Closed: May 21, 2024


Reason for contact: PD suspected C/V of violation/crime - auto
Location: Street/highway
In NYPD 109th Precinct Queens
Outcome: Arrest - OGA

Witness Officers: Alexandra Melton, Matthew Obrien, Cynthia Pezua, Matthew Puleo, Alexander Rich
Officer: Cullinan, James
Complainant: American Indian Female, 25-29
Allegation: Force: Physical force
CCRB Conclusion: Within NYPD Guidelines
Officer: Morales, Frank
Complainant: American Indian Female, 25-29
Allegation: Force: Physical force
CCRB Conclusion: Within NYPD Guidelines
Officer: Morales, Frank
Complainant: American Indian Female, 25-29
Allegation: Discourtesy: Word
CCRB Conclusion: Within NYPD Guidelines
Officer: Morales, Frank
Complainant: American Indian Female, 25-29
Allegation: Abuse of Authority: Threat of force (verbal or physical)
CCRB Conclusion: Within NYPD Guidelines
Officer: Morales, Frank
Complainant: American Indian Female, 25-29
Allegation: Force: Physical force
CCRB Conclusion: Within NYPD Guidelines
Officer: Morales, Frank
Complainant: American Indian Female, 25-29
Allegation: Force: Physical force
CCRB Conclusion: Within NYPD Guidelines
Officer: Unknown Officer
Complainant: American Indian Female, 25-29
Allegation: Force: Restricted Breathing
CCRB Conclusion: Officer(s) Unidentified
Officer: Cullinan, James
Complainant: American Indian Female, 25-29
Allegation: Abuse of Authority: Interference with recording
CCRB Conclusion: Within NYPD Guidelines
Officer: Cullinan, James
Complainant: American Indian Female, 25-29
Allegation: Discourtesy: Word
CCRB Conclusion: Substantiated (Command Discipline A)
Officer: Morales, Frank
Complainant: Female, 25-29
Allegation: Abuse of Authority: Improper use of body-worn camera
CCRB Conclusion: Substantiated (Command Discipline A)
Officer Complainant Allegation CCRB Conclusion
Cullinan, James American Indian Female, 25-29 Force: Physical force Within NYPD Guidelines
Morales, Frank American Indian Female, 25-29 Force: Physical force Within NYPD Guidelines
Morales, Frank American Indian Female, 25-29 Discourtesy: Word Within NYPD Guidelines
Morales, Frank American Indian Female, 25-29 Abuse of Authority: Threat of force (verbal or physical) Within NYPD Guidelines
Morales, Frank American Indian Female, 25-29 Force: Physical force Within NYPD Guidelines
Morales, Frank American Indian Female, 25-29 Force: Physical force Within NYPD Guidelines
Unknown Officer American Indian Female, 25-29 Force: Restricted Breathing Officer(s) Unidentified
Cullinan, James American Indian Female, 25-29 Abuse of Authority: Interference with recording Within NYPD Guidelines
Cullinan, James American Indian Female, 25-29 Discourtesy: Word Substantiated (Command Discipline A)
Morales, Frank Female, 25-29 Abuse of Authority: Improper use of body-worn camera Substantiated (Command Discipline A)

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.

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