Damon N. Ford

Badge #7099, Black Male
Also served in: 41st Precinct
Service started January 2005, made $144,000 last year, active

Lawsuit settlements:
$20,000   Santiago v. The City of New York et al, 2011 SDNY SDNY 11CV04109
$750,000   Torres, Ferdinand vs City of New York, et al., 2016 BCSC BCSC 302439/2016
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Complaints

13 Allegations
0 Substantiated
6 Complaints
6 Complainant Uncooperative
4 Exonerated
3 Unfounded

April 2011 Complaint
Allegation: Offensive Language: Gender
Complainant: Hispanic Female, 39
CCRB Conclusion: Complainant Uncooperative
additional details

March 2010 Complaint
Allegation: Abuse of Authority: Vehicle stop
Complainant: Hispanic Male, 28
CCRB Conclusion: Exonerated
Allegation: Abuse of Authority: Strip-searched
Complainant: Black Female, 34
CCRB Conclusion: Unfounded
Allegation: Abuse of Authority: Vehicle search
Complainant: Hispanic Male, 28
CCRB Conclusion: Exonerated
Allegation: Abuse of Authority: Refusal to provide name/shield number
Complainant: Hispanic Male, 28
CCRB Conclusion: Unfounded
Allegation: Abuse of Authority: Search (of person)
Complainant: Black Female, 34
CCRB Conclusion: Exonerated
Allegation: Abuse of Authority: Threat of arrest
Complainant: Black Female, 34
CCRB Conclusion: Unfounded
additional details

February 2010 Complaint
Allegation: Abuse of Authority: Strip-searched
Complainant: Hispanic Male, 35
CCRB Conclusion: Complainant Uncooperative
Allegation: Abuse of Authority: Search (of person)
Complainant: Hispanic Male, 35
CCRB Conclusion: Complainant Uncooperative
additional details

January 2010 Complaint
Allegation: Abuse of Authority: Stop
Complainant: Male
CCRB Conclusion: Complainant Uncooperative
additional details

October 2009 Complaint
Allegation: Abuse of Authority: Stop
Complainant: Male
CCRB Conclusion: Complainant Uncooperative
Allegation: Abuse of Authority: Search (of person)
Complainant: Male
CCRB Conclusion: Complainant Uncooperative
additional details

October 2008 Complaint
Allegation: Force: Nightstick as club (incl asp & baton)
Complainant: Male
CCRB Conclusion: Exonerated
additional details

April 2011 Complaint
Allegation Complainant CCRB Conclusion
Offensive Language: Gender Hispanic Female, 39 Complainant Uncooperative
additional details
March 2010 Complaint
Allegation Complainant CCRB Conclusion
Abuse of Authority: Vehicle stop Hispanic Male, 28 Exonerated
Abuse of Authority: Strip-searched Black Female, 34 Unfounded
Abuse of Authority: Vehicle search Hispanic Male, 28 Exonerated
Abuse of Authority: Refusal to provide name/shield number Hispanic Male, 28 Unfounded
Abuse of Authority: Search (of person) Black Female, 34 Exonerated
Abuse of Authority: Threat of arrest Black Female, 34 Unfounded
additional details
February 2010 Complaint
Allegation Complainant CCRB Conclusion
Abuse of Authority: Strip-searched Hispanic Male, 35 Complainant Uncooperative
Abuse of Authority: Search (of person) Hispanic Male, 35 Complainant Uncooperative
additional details
January 2010 Complaint
Allegation Complainant CCRB Conclusion
Abuse of Authority: Stop Male Complainant Uncooperative
additional details
October 2009 Complaint
Allegation Complainant CCRB Conclusion
Abuse of Authority: Stop Male Complainant Uncooperative
Abuse of Authority: Search (of person) Male Complainant Uncooperative
additional details
October 2008 Complaint
Allegation Complainant CCRB Conclusion
Force: Nightstick as club (incl asp & baton) Male Exonerated
additional details

Conclusion Meanings:

'Exonerated': Also referred to as '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.

Further details on conclusion definitions.


Lawsuits

Named in 9 known lawsuits, $770,000 total settlements.

Stoudmire v. City of New York et al
Case # 300530-2008, Supreme Court - Bronx, 2008
Complaint

Lopez v. City of New York et al
Case # 20343-2008, Supreme Court - Bronx, 2008
Complaint

Guzman v. City of New York et al
Case # 20367-2008, Supreme Court - Bronx, 2008
Complaint

Gonzalez v. City of New York et al
Case # 303998-2008, Supreme Court - Bronx, 2008
Complaint

Porwick v. City of New York et al
Case # 260352-2010, Supreme Court - Bronx, 2010
Affirmation

Espinoza et al v. City of New York et al
Case # 350478-2010, Supreme Court - Kings, 2010
Settled for undisclosed amount
Complaint, Stipulation

Santiago v. The City of New York et al
Case # 11CV04109, U.S. District Court - Southern District NY, 2011
$20,000 Settlement
Amended Complaint, Stipulation

Clarke v. City of New york et al
Case # 302748-2011, Supreme Court - Bronx, 2011
Settled for undisclosed amount
Stipulation, Complaint

Torres, Ferdinand vs City of New York, et al.
Case # 302439/2016, Supreme Court - Bronx, August 23, 2016, ended January 23, 2019
$750,000 Settlement

District Attorney Letter

Brooklyn DA Letter references additional lawsuit 302748/2011