Michael W. Sinner

Badge #3674, White Male
Sergeant at 77th Precinct since January 2016
Also served in: 102nd Precinct
Service started January 2004, made $169,000 last year, active

Lawsuit settlements:
$115,000   Azurdia, Diego, et al. vs City of New York, et al., 2018 EDNY EDNY 18CV04189
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Complaints

6 Allegations
0 Substantiated
5 Complaints
3 Exonerated
3 Unfounded

July 2021 Complaint
Allegation: Abuse of Authority: Forcible Removal to Hospital
CCRB Conclusion: Exonerated
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April 2020 Complaint
Allegation: Abuse of Authority: Refusal to obtain medical treatment
CCRB Conclusion: Unfounded
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March 2015 Complaint
Allegation: Force: Physical force
Complainant: White Male, 36
CCRB Conclusion: Unfounded
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September 2014 Complaint
Allegation: Abuse of Authority: Refusal to provide name/shield number
Complainant: Hispanic Female, 60
CCRB Conclusion: Unfounded
Allegation: Abuse of Authority: Premises entered and/or searched
CCRB Conclusion: Exonerated
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September 2007 Complaint
Allegation: Force: Physical force
Complainant: White Male, 42
CCRB Conclusion: Exonerated
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July 2021 Complaint
Allegation CCRB Conclusion
Abuse of Authority: Forcible Removal to Hospital Exonerated
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April 2020 Complaint
Allegation CCRB Conclusion
Abuse of Authority: Refusal to obtain medical treatment Unfounded
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March 2015 Complaint
Allegation Complainant CCRB Conclusion
Force: Physical force White Male, 36 Unfounded
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September 2014 Complaint
Allegation Complainant CCRB Conclusion
Abuse of Authority: Refusal to provide name/shield number Hispanic Female, 60 Unfounded
Abuse of Authority: Premises entered and/or searched Exonerated
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September 2007 Complaint
Allegation Complainant CCRB Conclusion
Force: Physical force White Male, 42 Exonerated
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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.
'Unfounded': Evidence suggests that the event or alleged conduct did not occur.

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Lawsuits

Named in 2 known lawsuits, $115,000 total settlements.

Dupree, Terry vs City of New York, et al.
Case # 510321/2019, Supreme Court - Kings, May 9, 2019

Azurdia, Diego, et al. vs City of New York, et al.
Case # 18CV04189, U.S. District Court - Eastern District NY, September 11, 2018, ended May 27, 2022
$115,000 Settlement
Description: The Defendants P.O. Toribio and P.O. Germain, came the residence of Plaintiff Mr. Azurdia when he had failed to pay his taxi driver. When Plaintiff Azurdia opened his door, one of the Defendant Officers immediately fired his gun at, and hit, the Plaintiff Azurdia's dog several times. Two Defendant- officers placed Plaintiff Azurdia in handcuffs and transported him to the 77th Precinct. The Plaintiff's dog died as a result of the bullet injuries it had sustained. Plaintiff Azurdia was charged with Theft of services. The charges were eventually dismissed.

District Attorney Disclosure Letter

Disclosure Letter