'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.
While off duty wrongfully operated a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol
While off duty said officer consumed an intoxicant to the extent that he was unfit for duty
While off duty wrongfully operated a motor vehicle while under the influence of an intoxicant
While off duty wrongfully operated a motor vehicle while his ability was impaired by the consumption of alcohol
Wrongfully possessed two duplicate New York City Police Department shields without authority
Penalty: Dismissal from the New York City Police Department; however, judgment is suspended and respondent will be placed on dismissal probation for a period of one (1) year. Forfeiture of thirty-two (32) pre-trial suspension days, three (3) vacation days, ordered breath testing
Named in 3 known lawsuits, $42,500 total settlements.
Kitching et al v. The City of New York
Case # 06CV00364,
U.S. District Court - Eastern District NY, 2006
Officers broke down door to Plaintiff's apartment and pointed guns at their head. Officers ransacked apartment, stealing cash and personal property. Plaintiffs were brought to 75th precinct, subjected to unlawful strip search, and held in custody for 16 hours and 53 hours
Vera v. City of New York et al
Case # 12CV06925,
U.S. District Court - Southern District NY, 2012
Espada v. N.Y. Police Dept. et al
Case # 17CV04536,
U.S. District Court - Eastern District NY, 2017
Dismissed without Prejudice
Plaintiff was punched, elbowed, and kneed in the ribs and back by defendant Detective Joseph King while being arrested. The defendant also put the plaintiff's face to the wall he was standing next to.