Besim Pelinku

Badge #5976, White Male
Detective Grade 3 at Detective Bureau Central Robbery Division since March 2018, active
Also served at Patrol Borough Staten Island Impact Response Team, 120th Precinct, 121st Precinct
Service started January 2008, made $173,000 last year, Tax #946100

Lawsuit settlements:
$62,500   Pacheco, Michael, Sr., et al. vs City of New York, et al., 2014 EDNY EDNY 14CV07581
$18,000   Herring, Ronald vs City of New York, et al., 2013 EDNY EDNY 13CV02794
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Complaints

8 Complaints
10 Allegations
0 Substantiated
1 Complainant Uncooperative
2 Complaint Withdrawn
2 Unfounded
5 Unsubstantiated

Complaint #201508097, September 2015
Allegation: Discourtesy: Word
Complainant: Black Male, 24
CCRB Conclusion: Unsubstantiated
Documents: Complaint Closing Report
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Complaint #201504987, June 2015
Allegation: Abuse of Authority: Vehicle stop
Complainant: Black Male, 31
CCRB Conclusion: Complaint Withdrawn
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Complaint #201412625, December 2014
Allegation: Discourtesy: Word
Complainant: Hispanic Female, 24
CCRB Conclusion: Unsubstantiated
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Complaint #201302262, March 2013
Allegation: Force: Physical force
Complainant: Male, 32
CCRB Conclusion: Unsubstantiated
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Complaint #201208891, July 2012
Allegation: Discourtesy: Word
Complainant: Hispanic Male, 32
CCRB Conclusion: Unsubstantiated
Allegation: Abuse of Authority: Threat of arrest
Complainant: Hispanic Male, 32
CCRB Conclusion: Unsubstantiated
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Complaint #201202289, February 2012
Allegation: Abuse of Authority: Refusal to provide name/shield number
Complainant: Black Female
CCRB Conclusion: Complainant Uncooperative
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Complaint #201009907, July 2010
Allegation: Discourtesy: Word
Complainant: Female, 28
CCRB Conclusion: Unfounded
Allegation: Force: Physical force
Complainant: Female, 28
CCRB Conclusion: Unfounded
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Complaint #201002483, February 2010
Allegation: Abuse of Authority: Premises entered and/or searched
CCRB Conclusion: Complaint Withdrawn
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Complaint #201508097, September 2015
Allegation Complainant CCRB Conclusion
Discourtesy: Word Black Male, 24 Unsubstantiated
Documents: Complaint Closing Report
additional details
Complaint #201504987, June 2015
Allegation Complainant CCRB Conclusion
Abuse of Authority: Vehicle stop Black Male, 31 Complaint Withdrawn
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Complaint #201412625, December 2014
Allegation Complainant CCRB Conclusion
Discourtesy: Word Hispanic Female, 24 Unsubstantiated
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Complaint #201302262, March 2013
Allegation Complainant CCRB Conclusion
Force: Physical force Male, 32 Unsubstantiated
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Complaint #201208891, July 2012
Allegation Complainant CCRB Conclusion
Discourtesy: Word Hispanic Male, 32 Unsubstantiated
Abuse of Authority: Threat of arrest Hispanic Male, 32 Unsubstantiated
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Complaint #201202289, February 2012
Allegation Complainant CCRB Conclusion
Abuse of Authority: Refusal to provide name/shield number Black Female Complainant Uncooperative
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Complaint #201009907, July 2010
Allegation Complainant CCRB Conclusion
Discourtesy: Word Female, 28 Unfounded
Force: Physical force Female, 28 Unfounded
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Complaint #201002483, February 2010
Allegation CCRB Conclusion
Abuse of Authority: Premises entered and/or searched Complaint Withdrawn
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Conclusion Meanings:

'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.

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Lawsuits

Named in 2 known lawsuits, $80,500 total settlements.

Pacheco, Michael, Sr., et al. vs City of New York, et al.
Case # 14CV07581, U.S. District Court - Eastern District NY, December 3, 2014, ended January 20, 2019
$62,500 Settlement
Complaint
Description: On November 21, 2014, the plaintiffs were arrested by defendants P.O. Besim Pelinku (sh. no. 29412), SGT. Felix Concepcion, LT. William Davitt, P.O. Lee Maldonado (sh. no. 2135), SGT. Steven Riggio (sh. no. 4628), detective Edward Patterson (sh. no. 36786), P.O. Alexis Castillo (sh. no. 27202), detective Manuel Sepulveda (sh. no. 16172) and SGT. John Todaro (sh. no. 5234). Plaintiffs were subjected to a degrading search of their private parts and genitals by the defendants. One plaintiff was forced to walk without his crutches in the custody of police. The plaintiffs were imprisoned for over 24 hours after their arrest.

Herring, Ronald vs City of New York, et al.
Case # 13CV02794, U.S. District Court - Eastern District NY, May 23, 2013, ended January 27, 2014
$18,000 Settlement
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