Joseph L. Castaldo

Lieutenant at 40th Precinct
Started July 2005, made $143,000 last year, active
White Male, 39

Substantiated Allegations:
Abuse Of Authority: Other (12)

Lawsuits:
$65,000   Lasalle, Jose vs City of New York, et al., 2016 BCSC BCSC 303115/2016
$250,000   Diallo, Mamadou, et Al vs City of New York, et al., 2018 BCSC BCSC 029266/2018E
  Elliot, Dramel vs City of New York, et al., 2020 SDNY SDNY 20CV00702
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Complaints

16 Allegations
12 Substantiated
4 Complaints
12 Substantiated (Command Discipline B)
3 Alleged Victim Uncooperative
1 Unfounded

August 2017 - Complaint Details
Allegation: Abuse Of Authority: Other
Complainant: Black Male, 40
CCRB Conclusion: Substantiated (Command Discipline B)
NYPD Conclusion: Formalized Training
Allegation: Abuse Of Authority: Other
Complainant: Black Male, 28
CCRB Conclusion: Substantiated (Command Discipline B)
NYPD Conclusion: Formalized Training
Allegation: Abuse Of Authority: Other
Complainant: Black Male, 27
CCRB Conclusion: Substantiated (Command Discipline B)
NYPD Conclusion: Formalized Training
Allegation: Abuse Of Authority: Other
Complainant: Black Male, 36
CCRB Conclusion: Substantiated (Command Discipline B)
NYPD Conclusion: Formalized Training
Allegation: Abuse Of Authority: Other
Complainant: Black Male, 24
CCRB Conclusion: Substantiated (Command Discipline B)
NYPD Conclusion: Formalized Training
Allegation: Abuse Of Authority: Other
Complainant: Black Male, 30
CCRB Conclusion: Substantiated (Command Discipline B)
NYPD Conclusion: Formalized Training
Allegation: Abuse Of Authority: Other
Complainant: Black Male, 33
CCRB Conclusion: Substantiated (Command Discipline B)
NYPD Conclusion: Formalized Training
Allegation: Abuse Of Authority: Other
Complainant: Black Male, 23
CCRB Conclusion: Substantiated (Command Discipline B)
NYPD Conclusion: Formalized Training
Allegation: Abuse Of Authority: Other
Complainant: Black Male, 35
CCRB Conclusion: Substantiated (Command Discipline B)
NYPD Conclusion: Formalized Training
Allegation: Abuse Of Authority: Other
Complainant: Black Male, 27
CCRB Conclusion: Substantiated (Command Discipline B)
NYPD Conclusion: Formalized Training
Allegation: Abuse Of Authority: Other
Complainant: Black Male, 34
CCRB Conclusion: Substantiated (Command Discipline B)
NYPD Conclusion: Formalized Training
Allegation: Abuse Of Authority: Other
Complainant: Black Male, 26
CCRB Conclusion: Substantiated (Command Discipline B)
NYPD Conclusion: Formalized Training

February 2011 - Complaint Details
Allegation: Force: Pepper spray
Complainant: Black Male, 34
CCRB Conclusion: Unfounded

April 2010 - Complaint Details
Allegation: Force: Physical force
Complainant: Black Male, 42
CCRB Conclusion: Alleged Victim Uncooperative

February 2010 - Complaint Details
Allegation: Force: Physical force
Complainant: Black Male, 18
CCRB Conclusion: Alleged Victim Uncooperative
Allegation: Abuse Of Authority: Threat of force (verbal or physical)
Complainant: Black Male, 18
CCRB Conclusion: Alleged Victim Uncooperative

August 2017 - Complaint Details
Allegation Complainant CCRB Conclusion
Abuse Of Authority: Other Black Male, 40 Substantiated (Command Discipline B)
NYPD Conclusion: Formalized Training
Abuse Of Authority: Other Black Male, 28 Substantiated (Command Discipline B)
NYPD Conclusion: Formalized Training
Abuse Of Authority: Other Black Male, 27 Substantiated (Command Discipline B)
NYPD Conclusion: Formalized Training
Abuse Of Authority: Other Black Male, 36 Substantiated (Command Discipline B)
NYPD Conclusion: Formalized Training
Abuse Of Authority: Other Black Male, 24 Substantiated (Command Discipline B)
NYPD Conclusion: Formalized Training
Abuse Of Authority: Other Black Male, 30 Substantiated (Command Discipline B)
NYPD Conclusion: Formalized Training
Abuse Of Authority: Other Black Male, 33 Substantiated (Command Discipline B)
NYPD Conclusion: Formalized Training
Abuse Of Authority: Other Black Male, 23 Substantiated (Command Discipline B)
NYPD Conclusion: Formalized Training
Abuse Of Authority: Other Black Male, 35 Substantiated (Command Discipline B)
NYPD Conclusion: Formalized Training
Abuse Of Authority: Other Black Male, 27 Substantiated (Command Discipline B)
NYPD Conclusion: Formalized Training
Abuse Of Authority: Other Black Male, 34 Substantiated (Command Discipline B)
NYPD Conclusion: Formalized Training
Abuse Of Authority: Other Black Male, 26 Substantiated (Command Discipline B)
NYPD Conclusion: Formalized Training
February 2011 - Complaint Details
Allegation Complainant CCRB Conclusion
Force: Pepper spray Black Male, 34 Unfounded
April 2010 - Complaint Details
Allegation Complainant CCRB Conclusion
Force: Physical force Black Male, 42 Alleged Victim Uncooperative
February 2010 - Complaint Details
Allegation Complainant CCRB Conclusion
Force: Physical force Black Male, 18 Alleged Victim Uncooperative
Abuse Of Authority: Threat of force (verbal or physical) Black Male, 18 Alleged Victim Uncooperative

Conclusion Meanings:

'Substantiated': The alleged conduct occurred and it violated the rules. The NYPD has discretion over what, if any, discipline is imposed.
'Unfounded': Evidence suggests that the event or alleged conduct did not occur.

Further details on conclusion definitions.


Lawsuits

Lasalle, Jose vs City of New York, et al.
Case # 303115/2016, Supreme Court - Bronx
October 24, 2016, ended February 27, 2019
$65,000 Settlement

Diallo, Mamadou, et Al vs City of New York, et al.
Case # 029266/2018E, Supreme Court - Bronx
August 31, 2018, ended June 11, 2020
$250,000 Settlement

Elliot, Dramel vs City of New York, et al.
Case # 20CV00702, U.S. District Court - Southern District NY
April 1, 2020