'Substantiated': The alleged conduct occurred and it violated the rules. The NYPD has discretion over what, if any, discipline is imposed.
'Unsubstantiated': The 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.
Beckles v. The City of New York et al
Case # 08CV03687, U.S. District Court - Southern District NY
Summary Judgment for Defendant
Third Amended Complaint
Plaintiff called the police to have her grandson removed from her home but was arrested instead. Plaintiff did nothing to be arrested but spent approx. 24 hours in jail and her case was eventually dismissed
Taylor, Michael vs City of New York, et al.
Case # 19CV06752, U.S. District Court - Southern District NY
August 7, 2019