'Exonerated': The alleged conduct occurred but did not violate the NYPD’s own rules, which often give officers significant discretion.
'Substantiated': The alleged conduct occurred and it violated the rules. The NYPD has discretion over what, if any, discipline is imposed.
'Unsubstantiated': The 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.
Named in 7 known lawsuits, $1,010,500 total settlements.
Nikgjonaj et al. v. City Of New York, et al.
Case # 14CV05716,
U.S. District Court - Southern District NY, 2014
Williams III v. The City of New York et al
Case # 15CV06900,
U.S. District Court - Eastern District NY, 2015
Officer Woody Williams claims he was wrongfully suspended by Captain Macke for being unshaven and using his cell phone in retaliation for confronting Macke who called him? the N-word. Defendant Inspector Maloney investigated the incident and suspended Officer Williams without pay.
Ortiz v. City Of New York, et al.
Case # 022779/2015E,
Supreme Court - Bronx, 2015
H.,d., et al. vs The City of New York, et al.
Case # 16CV07698,
U.S. District Court - Southern District NY, October 3, 2016, ended April 10, 2019
Class action by LAS challenging the constitutionality of NYPL 240.37-Loitering for the Purposes of Engaging in a Prostitution Offense. Contact Cynthia for more information on the defendants.
Burns v. City Of New York et al.
Case # 17CV00119,
U.S. District Court - Southern District NY, 2017
Beginning in the summer of 2014, Defendant Sgt. Deleon would mouth "I love you" to Plaintiff (also an officer) and rub Plaintiff's face and thigh while working at the 52nd Precinct. Plaintiff would always reject Deleon's advances. In December 2014, in retaliation for Plaintiff's numerous refusals to go out on a date, Defendant Sgt. Deleon made Plaintiff rush the processing of an arrest because it was snowing and he didn't want Plaintiff to stay inside the precinct. In February 2015, Defendant Sgt. Deleon inappropriately touched and kissed Plaintiff on her mouth without consent. Upon return to her work after this, Plaintiff was immediately picked on by other Defendant Officers who were standing nearby in full vi...
Ortiz, Steven vs City of New York, et al.
Case # 020798/2017E,
Supreme Court - Bronx, February 7, 2017
Alkaifi, Osman vs City of New York, et al.
Case # 025815/2018E,
Supreme Court - Bronx, May 22, 2018, ended March 20, 2020