'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.
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Named in 6 known lawsuits, $272,500 total settlements.
Flores, Ricardo vs City of New York, et al.
Case # 16CV09728,
U.S. District Court - Southern District NY, January 19, 2017, ended April 26, 2018
As Plaintiff was being arrested, he tried to explain to Defendant Officers that they were arresting the wrong person and that he had not done anything wrong. Defendant Officers proceeded to punch Plaintiff, throw him to the ground, and handcuff him. Plaintiff's lower right jaw was broken due to the excessive punching. Defendant Officers Petri and UC CO125 provided false information regarding Plaintiff being involved in a drug sale transaction and resisting arrest. The tribunal revoked Plaintiff's parole, forcing Plaintiff to spend 8 months in custody at five different locations and not receive adequate medical care/pain management for his broken jaw.
Garcia, Kenneth vs City of New York, et al.
Case # 15CV07470,
U.S. District Court - Southern District NY, December 31, 2015, ended July 19, 2019
Defendant Officers entered a residence illegally and found contraband. They arrested all Plaintiffs/residents and brought them to the 50th Precinct. Officers did not secure the apartment when they left allowing it to be vandalized and property to be stolen.
Garcia, Adamirka vs City of New York, et al.
Case # 14CV07581,
U.S. District Court - Southern District NY, October 9, 2014, ended May 2, 2015
Defendant Officers unlawfully entered Plaintiff's apartment, searched Plaintiff's person and apartment, arrested her, took her to the 47th Precinct, charged her with OGA, Dis Con, and Resisting Arrest, which were later ACD'd.
Madera, Bryan vs City of New York, et al.
Case # 301701/2014,
Supreme Court - Bronx, May 30, 2014, ended October 15, 2014
Lattimore, Dameon vs City of New York, et al.
Case # 307286/2013,
Supreme Court - Bronx, February 18, 2014, ended July 22, 2014
Andrades v. City of New York et al.
Case # 12CV03880,
U.S. District Court - Southern District NY
Plaintiff was apprehended and arrested by defendant officers in the lobby of her mother's home. The defendant officers proceeded to the mother's home upstairs where they conducted a search warrant. Plaintiff was transported to the 44th precinct and ultimately to central booking. Plaintiff was charged with possession of marijuana. All charges were ultimately dismissed.