'Exonerated': The alleged conduct occurred but did not violate the NYPD’s own rules, which often give officers significant discretion.
Further details on conclusion definitions.
Rankine, Dean vs City of New York, et al.
Case # 16CV04855, U.S. District Court - Eastern District NY
September 16, 2016, ended May 17, 2017
Plaintiff was dj'ing at a backyard barbecue when Defendant Officers approached him, asked him for his ID, and then threw him on the ground as he was reaching in his pocket. Officers assaulted him, arrested him, brought him to the 113th Precinct and then the hospital, and charged him with 120.05, 195.05, 205.30, and 265.01. Plaintiff pled guilty to disorderly conduct.
Hines, Stanley vs City of New York, et al.
Case # 703100/2020, Supreme Court - Queens
November 6, 2019