'Exonerated': The alleged conduct occurred but did not violate the NYPD’s own rules, which often give officers significant discretion.
'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.
Williams, Thomas vs City of New York, et al.
Case # 15CV01089, U.S. District Court - Eastern District NY
March 9, 2015, ended October 9, 2015
Jan 17, 2014, plaintiff was falsely arrested by defendants while lawfully present in his home. Defendants conspired false allegations against plaintiff for an offense they knew he did not commit.