Rudy Lahens

Badge #2065, Black Male
Detective Grade 3 at 75th Precinct Detective Squad since April 2015
Started October 2000, made $155,000 last year, active


Discipline Cases:

Case: 2014-12569
Closed: 2/19/2015

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Lawsuits:
$22,500   Hogarth v. The City of New York, 2005 EDNY EDNY 05CV04850
$20,000   Taylor v. The City of New York, 2007 SDNY SDNY 07CV00683
  Cadet v. The City of New York, 2007 SDNY SDNY 07CV01924
  Dawes v. The City of New York et al, 2010 SDNY SDNY 10CV02848
$5,000   Williams v. The City of New York et al, 2011 SDNY SDNY 11CV02619
$15,000   Lauria v. The City of New York, 2012 SDNY SDNY 12CV04666
$20,000   Weldon v. City Of New York, et al., 2013 NYCSC NYCSC 155348/2013
$32,500   Kane v. City New York et al, 2015 SDNY SDNY 15CV08582
  Randolph v. Feliciano et al, 2015 SDNY SDNY 15CV09518
$32,500   Flores, Agustin vs City of New York, et al., 2015 NYCSC NYCSC 151302/2015
$45,001   Nelson, Tyson vs City of New York, et al., 2016 SDNY SDNY 16CV00234
  Randolph, Eugene vs City of New York, et al., 2017 QCSC QCSC 003092/2017
  Bailey, Kemanie vs City of New York, et al., 2019 KCSC KCSC 518386/2019
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Complaints

7 Allegations
0 Substantiated
6 Complaints
1 Alleged Victim Unavailable
2 Exonerated
1 Unfounded
3 Unsubstantiated

February 2016 - Complaint Details
Allegation: Abuse Of Authority: Threat to damage/seize property
Complainant: Black Female, 34
CCRB Conclusion: Unsubstantiated

March 2014 - Complaint Details
Allegation: Force: Physical force
Complainant: White Male, 20
CCRB Conclusion: Unsubstantiated

October 2012 - Complaint Details
Allegation: Abuse Of Authority: Threat to damage/seize property
Complainant: Black Female, 32
CCRB Conclusion: Unsubstantiated

October 2009 - Complaint Details
Allegation: Force: Physical force
Complainant: Black Male, 46
CCRB Conclusion: Alleged Victim Unavailable

April 2006 - Complaint Details
Allegation: Force: Physical force
Complainant: Male, 28
CCRB Conclusion: Exonerated

November 2005 - Complaint Details
Allegation: Abuse Of Authority: Search (of person)
Complainant: Black Male, 24
CCRB Conclusion: Exonerated
Allegation: Abuse Of Authority: Threat of arrest
Complainant: Black Male, 24
CCRB Conclusion: Unfounded

February 2016 - Complaint Details
Allegation Complainant CCRB Conclusion
Abuse Of Authority: Threat to damage/seize property Black Female, 34 Unsubstantiated
March 2014 - Complaint Details
Allegation Complainant CCRB Conclusion
Force: Physical force White Male, 20 Unsubstantiated
October 2012 - Complaint Details
Allegation Complainant CCRB Conclusion
Abuse Of Authority: Threat to damage/seize property Black Female, 32 Unsubstantiated
October 2009 - Complaint Details
Allegation Complainant CCRB Conclusion
Force: Physical force Black Male, 46 Alleged Victim Unavailable
April 2006 - Complaint Details
Allegation Complainant CCRB Conclusion
Force: Physical force Male, 28 Exonerated
November 2005 - Complaint Details
Allegation Complainant CCRB Conclusion
Abuse Of Authority: Search (of person) Black Male, 24 Exonerated
Abuse Of Authority: Threat of arrest Black Male, 24 Unfounded

Conclusion Meanings:

'Exonerated': The alleged conduct occurred but did not violate the NYPD’s own rules, which often give officers significant discretion.
'Unfounded': Evidence suggests that the event or alleged conduct did not occur.
'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.


Discipline

Case: 2014-12569
Closed: 2/19/2015
Case Details:
  1. Guilty: While on-duty, failed to safeguard and voucher property recovered from a prisoner.
  2. Guilty: While on-duty, failed to make accurate and complete entries in activity log.
  3. Guilty: While on-duty, made inaccurate statements to an assistant district attorney.
Penalty: Dismissal probation (12 months), vacation days (35 days)


Lawsuits

Hogarth v. The City of New York
Case # 05CV04850, U.S. District Court - Eastern District NY
2005
$22,500 Settlement
First Amended Complaint, Stipulation

Taylor v. The City of New York
Case # 07CV00683, U.S. District Court - Southern District NY
2007
$20,000 Settlement
First Amended Complaint, Stipulation

Cadet v. The City of New York
Case # 07CV01924, U.S. District Court - Southern District NY
2007
First Amended Complaint

Dawes v. The City of New York et al
Case # 10CV02848, U.S. District Court - Southern District NY
2010

Williams v. The City of New York et al
Case # 11CV02619, U.S. District Court - Southern District NY
2011
$5,000 Settlement
Amended Complaint
Description: Defendant Officers arrested Plaintiff while he was playing chess in Washington Square park, took him to a police precinct, strip-searched him, and charged him with false charges (unspecified) that were later dismissed.

Lauria v. The City of New York
Case # 12CV04666, U.S. District Court - Southern District NY
2012
$15,000 Settlement
Complaint, Order of Dismissal (Settlement)

Weldon v. City Of New York, et al.
Case # 155348/2013, Supreme Court - New York
2013
$20,000 Settlement

Kane v. City New York et al
Case # 15CV08582, U.S. District Court - Southern District NY
2015
$32,500 Settlement
Complaint
Description: Plaintiff was approached by an undercover and asked to sell him marijuana, to which he replied no. Plaintiff then saw the undercover and a separate individual exchange money and small object. However, Plaintiff was instead arrested, searched, and charged with 221.40 which was dismissed by the DA after multiple court appearances.

Randolph v. Feliciano et al
Case # 15CV09518, U.S. District Court - Southern District NY
2015
Dismissed without Prejudice
Complaint
Description: While arresting Plaintiff, Defendant Officer Feliciano assaulted him in his already injured leg, resulting in it being amputated. Other defendant officers heard Plaintiff state that he had a bad leg and failed to intervene in Feliciano's assault.

Flores, Agustin vs City of New York, et al.
Case # 151302/2015, Supreme Court - New York
June 4, 2015, ended October 27, 2015
$32,500 Settlement

Nelson, Tyson vs City of New York, et al.
Case # 16CV00234, U.S. District Court - Southern District NY
January 20, 2016, ended April 21, 2017
$45,001 Settlement
Amended Complaint, Second Amended Complaint
Description: Defendant undercover officer purchased crack from an individual who was standing 15 ft away from Plaintiff and alleged that Plaintiff was acting as a lookout. Plaintiff was searched, arrested, assaulted him, and took him to a precinct where he was strip-searched and charged with drug charges. After a Grand Jury indicted him, charges against Plaintiff were eventually dismissed by the prosecution.

Randolph, Eugene vs City of New York, et al.
Case # 003092/2017, Supreme Court - Queens
March 24, 2017, ended June 8, 2020
Administrative Closing

Bailey, Kemanie vs City of New York, et al.
Case # 518386/2019, Supreme Court - Kings
October 16, 2019