Erin J. Pignatelli

Badge #5677, White Female
Detective Grade 1 at Special Investigations Division since August 2022
Service started July 2002, made $190,000 last year, Tax #931540

Lawsuit settlements:
$220,000   Amilcar, Martial vs City of New York, et al., 2022 EDNY EDNY 21CV01000
$5,000   Merriwether v. City of New York et al, EDNY EDNY 11CV03310
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Complaints

1 Complaint
1 Allegation
0 Substantiated
1 Exonerated

Complaint #200609292, July 2006
Allegation: Abuse of Authority: Question and/or stop
Complainant: Black Male, 15
CCRB Conclusion: Exonerated
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Complaint #200609292, July 2006
Allegation Complainant CCRB Conclusion
Abuse of Authority: Question and/or stop Black Male, 15 Exonerated
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Conclusion Meanings:

'Exonerated': or 'Within NYPD Guidelines' - the alleged conduct occurred but did not violate the NYPD's own rules, which often give officers significant discretion.

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Lawsuits

Named in 3 known lawsuits, $225,000 total settlements.

Amilcar, Martial vs City of New York, et al.
Case # 22CV01000, U.S. District Court - Eastern District NY, March 1, 2022
Complaint
Description: On February 22, 2019, Plaintiff Martial Amilcar was stabbed in his right leg and stumbled into his home. Approximately two hours later, half a mile away, a teenager was shot and killed. The shooting occurred while Mr. Amilcar was confirmed to be in his home. Footage of the shooting also demonstrated two suspects running away physically unhindered while Mr. Amilcar was shown on camera visibly injured as he entered his building earlier that day. Police then retrieved video surveillance from Amilcar's neighboring building before his March 4, 2019 arrest. On the day of Mr. Amilcar's arrest, Defendant Captain Noema Ioffe made a public statement claiming that "Mr. Amilcar discharged a firearm at a 15-year-old victi...

Amilcar, Martial vs City of New York, et al.
Case # 21CV01000, U.S. District Court - Eastern District NY, March 1, 2022, ended October 25, 2023
$220,000 Settlement

Merriwether v. City of New York et al
Case # 11CV03310, U.S. District Court - Eastern District NY
$5,000 Settlement
Stipulation, Amended Complaint