Nicholas N. Velez

Nicholas N. Velez

Nicholas N. Velez
Badge #450, Hispanic Male
Detective Specialist at Emergency Service Unit Canine Team since December 2018
Service started July 2003, made $182,000 last year, active

Lawsuit settlements:
$90,000   Lanorith, Patrick vs City of New York, et al., 2015 EDNY EDNY 15CV00617
$10,001   Minnis, Tyrone, Sr. vs City of New York, et al., 2015 EDNY EDNY 14CV07589
$12,500   Brown, James vs City of New York, et al., 2014 EDNY EDNY 13CV07385
$55,000   Clay et al v. City of New York et al, 2014 EDNY EDNY 14CV01633
$60,000   Baca, Mateusz vs City of New York, et al., 2013 RCSC RCSC 101471/2013
$30,000   Turner v. The City of New York, 2012 EDNY EDNY 12CV01133
$30,000   Johnson v. The City of New York, 2010 EDNY EDNY 10CV05017
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Complaints

2 Allegations
0 Substantiated
2 Complaints
2 Unsubstantiated

December 2014 Complaint
Allegation: Discourtesy: Word
Complainant: White Male, 26
CCRB Conclusion: Unsubstantiated
additional details

April 2013 Complaint
Allegation: Abuse of Authority: Vehicle search
Complainant: Black Male, 32
CCRB Conclusion: Unsubstantiated
additional details

December 2014 Complaint
Allegation Complainant CCRB Conclusion
Discourtesy: Word White Male, 26 Unsubstantiated
additional details
April 2013 Complaint
Allegation Complainant CCRB Conclusion
Abuse of Authority: Vehicle search Black Male, 32 Unsubstantiated
additional details

Conclusion Meanings:

'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.


Lawsuits

Named in 10 known lawsuits, $287,501 total settlements.

Macdonald King, Wilfred vs Marshall, Pom Steven, et al.
Case # 15CV03779, U.S. District Court - Eastern District NY, August 4, 2015, ended May 15, 2019
Zero Disposition

Lanorith, Patrick vs City of New York, et al.
Case # 15CV00617, U.S. District Court - Eastern District NY, February 13, 2015, ended February 5, 2019
$90,000 Settlement
Amended Complaint
Description: Defendant officer pulled up to a vehicle in which plaintiff was a passenger, yanked him out, handcuffed him, and then assaulted him. Plaintiff was taken to the hospital where an IAB investigation was initiated. Plaintiff was eventually taken to the 120th Precinct and charged him with false charges which were dismissed after 4 court appearances.

Esposito, Mayline vs City of New York, et al.
Case # 15CV00278, U.S. District Court - Eastern District NY, February 3, 2015, ended January 20, 2017
Order/Judgment (Verdict)
Broken Link

Minnis, Tyrone, Sr. vs City of New York, et al.
Case # 14CV07589, U.S. District Court - Eastern District NY, January 6, 2015, ended December 14, 2015
$10,001 Settlement
Amended Complaint

Brown, James vs City of New York, et al.
Case # 13CV07385, U.S. District Court - Eastern District NY, January 13, 2014, ended July 14, 2014
$12,500 Settlement
Stipulation, Complaint

Clay et al v. City of New York et al
Case # 14CV01633, U.S. District Court - Eastern District NY, 2014
$55,000 Settlement
Amended Complaint, Stipulation

Baca, Mateusz vs City of New York, et al.
Case # 101471/2013, Supreme Court - Richmond, September 24, 2013, ended May 13, 2015
$60,000 Settlement

Langston v. The City of New York
Case # 13CV01338, U.S. District Court - Eastern District NY, 2013
Settled for undisclosed amount
Stipulation, Complaint

Turner v. The City of New York
Case # 12CV01133, U.S. District Court - Eastern District NY, 2012
$30,000 Settlement
Velez, Nicholas 2012 order.pdf, Velez, Nicholas 2012.pdf

Johnson v. The City of New York
Case # 10CV05017, U.S. District Court - Eastern District NY, 2010
$30,000 Settlement
Stipulation, Amended Complaint