John P. Essig

Badge #5505, White Male
Service started January 2012, made $207,000 last year, active

Lawsuit settlements:
$130,000   Maiglow, Michael vs City of New York, et al., 2017 EDNY EDNY 16CV07038
$17,500   C., W. an Infant By Mng Zayas, Lillian D. vs City of New York, et al., 2015 KCSC KCSC 010001/2015
$15,000   Foust, Kason vs City of New York, et al., 2015 EDNY EDNY 15CV01837
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Articles

Brooklyn Judge Seeks to Examine Prevalence of Police Lying, New York Times, 17 October 2017

Complaints

2 Allegations
0 Substantiated
2 Complaints
1 Complainant Uncooperative
1 Exonerated

December 2014 Complaint
Allegation: Abuse of Authority: Vehicle stop
Complainant: Hispanic Male, 35
CCRB Conclusion: Exonerated
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January 2014 Complaint
Allegation: Force: Physical force
Complainant: Black Male, 25
CCRB Conclusion: Complainant Uncooperative
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December 2014 Complaint
Allegation Complainant CCRB Conclusion
Abuse of Authority: Vehicle stop Hispanic Male, 35 Exonerated
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January 2014 Complaint
Allegation Complainant CCRB Conclusion
Force: Physical force Black Male, 25 Complainant Uncooperative
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Conclusion Meanings:

'Exonerated': or '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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Lawsuits

Named in 4 known lawsuits, $162,500 total settlements.

Maiglow, Michael vs City of New York, et al.
Case # 16CV07038, U.S. District Court - Eastern District NY, March 9, 2017, ended November 6, 2018
$130,000 Settlement

C., W. an Infant By Mng Zayas, Lillian D. vs City of New York, et al.
Case # 010001/2015, Supreme Court - Kings, August 11, 2015, ended December 10, 2015
$17,500 Settlement

Cordero, Hector vs City of New York, et al.
Case # 15CV03436, U.S. District Court - Eastern District NY, July 1, 2015, ended February 23, 2018
Order/Judgment (Verdict)
First Amended Complaint
Description: Plaintiff was working at a bodega when defendant officers entered, ordered him outside, and arrested him. Plaintiff was taken to the 83rd Precinct, strip-searched, and charged with Criminal Sale of a Controlled Substance, which was later dismissed.

Foust, Kason vs City of New York, et al.
Case # 15CV01837, U.S. District Court - Eastern District NY, April 9, 2015, ended September 8, 2015
$15,000 Settlement
Stipulation, Complaint
Description: Defendant Officers aggressively ran to Plaintiff and arrested him on the street for allegedly giving another person a pill. Charged with Crim Possession of Controlled Substance which was eventually dismissed & sealed.