Joan A. Ferreira

Lieutenant at 28th Precinct since July 2022
Service started July 2006, made $151,000 last year, active
Hispanic Male

Substantiated Allegations:
Abuse of Authority: Entry of Premises (2)
Abuse of Authority: Frisk (2)
Abuse of Authority: Property damaged (2)
Abuse of Authority: Search (of person)
Abuse of Authority: Search of Premises (2)
Abuse of Authority: Seizure of property
Abuse of Authority: Stop (2)

Discipline Cases:

Case: 2019-20110
Closed: 2/19/2019

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Lawsuit settlements:
$46,001   Ramirez, Samuel vs City of New York, et al., 2018 SDNY SDNY 18CV11089
$2,500   Wilkins, Daniel vs City of New York, et al., 2018 SDNY SDNY 18CV08008
$6,500   Houston, Harold, et al. vs City of New York, et al., 2015 SDNY SDNY 15CV04790
$55,000   Wilson, Akiesha, et al. vs City of New York, et al., 2015 SDNY SDNY 15CV03192
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Complaints

20 Allegations
12 Substantiated
6 Complaints
12 Substantiated (Charges)
1 Alleged Victim Uncooperative
1 Complainant Unavailable
2 Exonerated
4 Unsubstantiated

November 2018 Complaint
Allegation: Abuse of Authority: Forcible Removal to Hospital
Complainant: White Male, 25
CCRB Conclusion: Unsubstantiated
Documents: Complaint Closing Report
additional details

October 2017 Complaint
Allegation: Abuse of Authority: Stop
CCRB Conclusion: Substantiated (Charges)
Allegation: Abuse of Authority: Stop
Complainant: Hispanic Male, 27
CCRB Conclusion: Substantiated (Charges)
Allegation: Abuse of Authority: Search (of person)
CCRB Conclusion: Substantiated (Charges)
Allegation: Abuse of Authority: Frisk
CCRB Conclusion: Substantiated (Charges)
Allegation: Abuse of Authority: Frisk
Complainant: Hispanic Male, 27
CCRB Conclusion: Substantiated (Charges)
Allegation: Abuse of Authority: Property damaged
Complainant: Hispanic Male, 27
CCRB Conclusion: Substantiated (Charges)
Allegation: Abuse of Authority: Seizure of property
Complainant: Hispanic Male, 27
CCRB Conclusion: Unsubstantiated
Allegation: Abuse of Authority: Entry of Premises
CCRB Conclusion: Unsubstantiated
Allegation: Abuse of Authority: Entry of Premises
CCRB Conclusion: Substantiated (Charges)
Allegation: Abuse of Authority: Search of Premises
CCRB Conclusion: Unsubstantiated
Allegation: Abuse of Authority: Property damaged
Complainant: Hispanic Male, 27
CCRB Conclusion: Substantiated (Charges)
Allegation: Abuse of Authority: Search of Premises
CCRB Conclusion: Substantiated (Charges)
Allegation: Abuse of Authority: Entry of Premises
CCRB Conclusion: Substantiated (Charges)
Allegation: Abuse of Authority: Search of Premises
CCRB Conclusion: Substantiated (Charges)
Allegation: Abuse of Authority: Seizure of property
Complainant: Hispanic Male, 27
CCRB Conclusion: Substantiated (Charges)
NYPD Conclusion: APU Guilty
Penalty: Forfeit vacation 18 days
additional details

August 2017 Complaint
Allegation: Force: Physical force
Complainant: White Male, 24
CCRB Conclusion: Exonerated
additional details

November 2011 Complaint
Allegation: Force: Physical force
Complainant: Hispanic Male, 27
CCRB Conclusion: Alleged Victim Uncooperative
Documents: Complaint Closing Report
additional details

February 2011 Complaint
Allegation: Force: Physical force
Complainant: Male, 17
CCRB Conclusion: Complainant Unavailable
Documents: Complaint Closing Report
additional details

October 2009 Complaint
Allegation: Force: Physical force
Complainant: Hispanic Male, 33
CCRB Conclusion: Exonerated
additional details

November 2018 Complaint
Allegation Complainant CCRB Conclusion
Abuse of Authority: Forcible Removal to Hospital White Male, 25 Unsubstantiated
Documents: Complaint Closing Report
additional details
October 2017 Complaint
Allegation Complainant CCRB Conclusion
Abuse of Authority: Stop Substantiated (Charges)
Abuse of Authority: Stop Hispanic Male, 27 Substantiated (Charges)
Abuse of Authority: Search (of person) Substantiated (Charges)
Abuse of Authority: Frisk Substantiated (Charges)
Abuse of Authority: Frisk Hispanic Male, 27 Substantiated (Charges)
Abuse of Authority: Property damaged Hispanic Male, 27 Substantiated (Charges)
Abuse of Authority: Seizure of property Hispanic Male, 27 Unsubstantiated
Abuse of Authority: Entry of Premises Unsubstantiated
Abuse of Authority: Entry of Premises Substantiated (Charges)
Abuse of Authority: Search of Premises Unsubstantiated
Abuse of Authority: Property damaged Hispanic Male, 27 Substantiated (Charges)
Abuse of Authority: Search of Premises Substantiated (Charges)
Abuse of Authority: Entry of Premises Substantiated (Charges)
Abuse of Authority: Search of Premises Substantiated (Charges)
Abuse of Authority: Seizure of property Hispanic Male, 27 Substantiated (Charges)
NYPD Conclusion: APU Guilty
Penalty: Forfeit vacation 18 days
additional details
August 2017 Complaint
Allegation Complainant CCRB Conclusion
Force: Physical force White Male, 24 Exonerated
additional details
November 2011 Complaint
Allegation Complainant CCRB Conclusion
Force: Physical force Hispanic Male, 27 Alleged Victim Uncooperative
Documents: Complaint Closing Report
additional details
February 2011 Complaint
Allegation Complainant CCRB Conclusion
Force: Physical force Male, 17 Complainant Unavailable
Documents: Complaint Closing Report
additional details
October 2009 Complaint
Allegation Complainant CCRB Conclusion
Force: Physical force Hispanic Male, 33 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.
'Substantiated': The alleged conduct occurred and it violated the rules. The NYPD has discretion over what, if any, discipline is imposed.
'Unsubstantiated': 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.


Discipline

Case: 2019-20110
Closed: 2/19/2019
Case Details:
  1. Guilty: Wrongful entry of a premises.
  2. Guilty: Wrongful search of a premises.
  3. Guilty: Wrongfully stopped an individual known to the Department.
  4. Guilty: Wrongfully frisked an individual known to the Department.
  5. Guilty: Wrongfully searched an individual known to the Department.
  6. Guilty: Wrongful seizure of a persons property.
  7. Guilty: Wrongfully damaging a persons property.
Penalty: Vacation days (18 days)


Lawsuits

Named in 9 known lawsuits, $110,001 total settlements.

Padilla, Chris vs City of New York, et al.
Case # 158890/2019E, Supreme Court - New York, September 25, 2019

Ramirez, Samuel vs City of New York, et al.
Case # 18CV11089, U.S. District Court - Southern District NY, November 29, 2018, ended October 24, 2019
$46,001 Settlement

Wilkins, Daniel vs City of New York, et al.
Case # 18CV08008, U.S. District Court - Southern District NY, October 1, 2018, ended October 10, 2020
$2,500 Settlement

Rowell, Hozie vs City of New York, et al.
Case # 16CV06598, U.S. District Court - Southern District NY, August 26, 2016, ended February 28, 2019
Order/Judgment (Verdict)
Complaint, First Amended Complaint
Description: Because of Plaintiff's complaints against police officers and local leaders, Defendant Officers at his local precinct, PSA 5, swore out a false affidavit to obtain a search warrant of his home. Officers then raided Plaintiff's home in riot gear, refused to allow residents to put on proper clothes, and planted cocaine. Plaintiff was then arrested, brought to PSA 5, and charged with 220.50(2) and 220.03. Charges were later dismissed on speedy trial grounds.

Rowell, Hozie vs City of New York, et al.
Case # 16cv06598, U.S. District Court - Southern District NY, August 26, 2016
Complaint, First Amended Complaint
Description: Because of Plaintiff's complaints against police officers and local leaders, Defendant Officers at his local precinct, PSA 5, swore out a false affidavit to obtain a search warrant of his home. Officers then raided Plaintiff's home in riot gear, refused to allow residents to put on proper clothes, and planted cocaine. Plaintiff was then arrested, brought to PSA 5, and charged with 220.50(2) and 220.03. Charges were later dismissed on speedy trial grounds.

Taylor, Barbara vs City of New York, et al.
Case # 152722/2016, Supreme Court - New York, April 18, 2016

Houston, Harold, et al. vs City of New York, et al.
Case # 15CV04790, U.S. District Court - Southern District NY, July 17, 2015, ended November 10, 2016
$6,500 Settlement
Complaint
Description: Defendant Officers entered the residence of Plaintiffs based on a search warrant. Both plaintiffs were handcuffed and arrested. Plaintiff 2, who is intellectually disabled, was issued a summons and released. Plaintiff 1 was charged with possession of a firearm and criminal possession of a controlled substance. Ultimately, all charges were dismissed for both plaintiffs.

Wilson, Akiesha, et al. vs City of New York, et al.
Case # 15CV03192, U.S. District Court - Southern District NY, April 28, 2015, ended June 2, 2016
$55,000 Settlement
Original Complaint, Amended Complaint, Stipulation
Description: Defendant Officers stormed into Plaintiffs' apartment, guns drawn, handcuffed and searched Plaintiffs, took them to PSA5 stationhouse, and charged adult plaintiffs with gun and drug charges, which were later dismissed. False allegations also made with ACS.

Harris, Kevin vs City of New York, et al.
Case # 13CV07788, U.S. District Court - Southern District NY, January 8, 2014, ended February 3, 2016
Zero Disposition

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