Deven P. Okvist

Badge #5635, White Male
Detective Specialist at 67th Precinct since July 2020
Also served in: Gang Squad Brooklyn South, 77th Precinct, 75th Precinct
Service started July 2008, made $136,000 last year, active


Lawsuit settlements:
$49,500   Martin v. The City of New York, 2013 EDNY EDNY 13CV01534
$20,000   Robertson v. The City of New York, 2013 EDNY EDNY 13CV03852
$17,500   Wiggins, Keshawn vs City of New York, et al., 2014 EDNY EDNY 14CV00749
$70,000   Jack et al v. City of New York et al, 2015 EDNY EDNY 15CV06815
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Complaints

14 Allegations
0 Substantiated
8 Complaints
1 Alleged Victim Uncooperative
2 Complainant Uncooperative
2 Exonerated
9 Unsubstantiated

May 2017 - Complaint Details
Allegation: Abuse Of Authority: Vehicle search
Complainant: Black Male, 22
CCRB Conclusion: Unsubstantiated

June 2014 - Complaint Details
Allegation: Abuse Of Authority: Refusal to provide name/shield number
Complainant: Female
CCRB Conclusion: Alleged Victim Uncooperative

October 2012 - Complaint Details
Allegation: Force: Physical force
Complainant: White Male, 36
CCRB Conclusion: Exonerated
Allegation: Discourtesy: Word
Complainant: White Male, 36
CCRB Conclusion: Exonerated

January 2012 - Complaint Details
Allegation: Discourtesy: Word
Complainant: Black Male, 44
CCRB Conclusion: Unsubstantiated
Allegation: Abuse Of Authority: Vehicle search
Complainant: Black Male, 44
CCRB Conclusion: Unsubstantiated
Allegation: Force: Physical force
Complainant: Black Male, 44
CCRB Conclusion: Unsubstantiated

December 2011 - Complaint Details
Allegation: Discourtesy: Word
Complainant: Black Male, 33
CCRB Conclusion: Unsubstantiated

June 2011 - Complaint Details
Allegation: Discourtesy: Word
Complainant: Black Male, 25
CCRB Conclusion: Unsubstantiated
Allegation: Abuse Of Authority: Search (of person)
Complainant: Black Male, 25
CCRB Conclusion: Unsubstantiated
Allegation: Abuse Of Authority: Frisk
Complainant: Black Male, 25
CCRB Conclusion: Unsubstantiated

May 2011 - Complaint Details
Allegation: Discourtesy: Word
Complainant: Black Male, 16
CCRB Conclusion: Unsubstantiated

June 2010 - Complaint Details
Allegation: Abuse Of Authority: Stop
Complainant: Black Male, 26
CCRB Conclusion: Complainant Uncooperative
Allegation: Force: Physical force
Complainant: Black Male, 26
CCRB Conclusion: Complainant Uncooperative

May 2017 - Complaint Details
Allegation Complainant CCRB Conclusion
Abuse Of Authority: Vehicle search Black Male, 22 Unsubstantiated
June 2014 - Complaint Details
Allegation Complainant CCRB Conclusion
Abuse Of Authority: Refusal to provide name/shield number Female Alleged Victim Uncooperative
October 2012 - Complaint Details
Allegation Complainant CCRB Conclusion
Force: Physical force White Male, 36 Exonerated
Discourtesy: Word White Male, 36 Exonerated
January 2012 - Complaint Details
Allegation Complainant CCRB Conclusion
Discourtesy: Word Black Male, 44 Unsubstantiated
Abuse Of Authority: Vehicle search Black Male, 44 Unsubstantiated
Force: Physical force Black Male, 44 Unsubstantiated
December 2011 - Complaint Details
Allegation Complainant CCRB Conclusion
Discourtesy: Word Black Male, 33 Unsubstantiated
June 2011 - Complaint Details
Allegation Complainant CCRB Conclusion
Discourtesy: Word Black Male, 25 Unsubstantiated
Abuse Of Authority: Search (of person) Black Male, 25 Unsubstantiated
Abuse Of Authority: Frisk Black Male, 25 Unsubstantiated
May 2011 - Complaint Details
Allegation Complainant CCRB Conclusion
Discourtesy: Word Black Male, 16 Unsubstantiated
June 2010 - Complaint Details
Allegation Complainant CCRB Conclusion
Abuse Of Authority: Stop Black Male, 26 Complainant Uncooperative
Force: Physical force Black Male, 26 Complainant Uncooperative

Conclusion Meanings:

'Exonerated': The alleged conduct occurred but did not violate the NYPD’s own rules, which often give officers significant discretion.
'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.


Lawsuits

Named in 4 known lawsuits, $157,000 total settlements.

Martin v. The City of New York
Case # 13CV01534, U.S. District Court - Eastern District NY, 2013
$49,500 Settlement

Robertson v. The City of New York
Case # 13CV03852, U.S. District Court - Eastern District NY, 2013
$20,000 Settlement

Wiggins, Keshawn vs City of New York, et al.
Case # 14CV00749, U.S. District Court - Eastern District NY, February 6, 2014, ended September 18, 2014
$17,500 Settlement
Stipulation, Amended Complaint

Jack et al v. City of New York et al
Case # 15CV06815, U.S. District Court - Eastern District NY, 2015
$70,000 Settlement
Complaint
Description: Plaintiff 1 heard her sister scream in their apartment building and saw her being shoved by three men who ended up police officers that did not identify themselves. When Plaintiff 1 asked what was happening, officers screamed racist comments and ordered her arrest. More residents objected at the scene and were arrested. Officers then warrantlessly entered Plaintiff's apartment, ransacked it finding nothing, and ordered everyone to be arrested. The officers questioned the Plaintiffs about guns in the neighborhood at the precinct and then released 3 of them. Another Plaintiff was charged with Criminal Possession of a Weapon and 3 other Plaintiffs were charged with OGA. All charges against all Plaintiffs were ...

District Attorney Letter

Brooklyn DA Letter references additional lawsuits 12CV14286, 002733/2015