'Exonerated': or '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.
'Unsubstantiated': or 'Unable to Determine' - 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.
Borges, Domingo vs City of New York, et al.
Case # 19CV00151,
U.S. District Court - Eastern District NY, January 23, 2019, ended August 12, 2022
On September 8, 2017, at approximately 4pm inside of 57-12 164th Street, Queens, Silvia Cobas called 911 to report a dispute with fellow building tenant Mr. Borges. In response to the call, Officers Farley and Ransunain came. Cobas alleged that Mr. Borges had banged on her door and made threats because Mr. Borges believed one of Ms. Cobas’ children blocked his parking spot. The officers observed Ms. Cobas’ undamaged front door, made a brief investigation, and left without doing anything else. Ms. Cobas, unhappy with the officers’ inaction, went to file a false police report in the 109th precinct regarding the same incident. Shortly after the complaint was filed, Detective Seel was assigned to investigate the cl...