Yatyu Yam

Badge #29776, Asian Male
Retired Police Officer at Military and Extended Leave Desk
Service started January 2005, ended September 2017


2 Allegations
0 Substantiated
1 Complaint
2 Unsubstantiated

March 2009 Complaint
Allegation: Abuse of Authority: Frisk
Complainant: Asian Male, 22
CCRB Conclusion: Unsubstantiated
Allegation: Abuse of Authority: Search (of person)
Complainant: Asian Male, 22
CCRB Conclusion: Unsubstantiated
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March 2009 Complaint
Allegation Complainant CCRB Conclusion
Abuse of Authority: Frisk Asian Male, 22 Unsubstantiated
Abuse of Authority: Search (of person) Asian Male, 22 Unsubstantiated
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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.

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Named in 2 known lawsuits.

Li et al v. City of New York et al
Case # 16CV00174, U.S. District Court - Eastern District NY, 2016
Description: Plaintiff, who is legally blind and speaks limited English, got into an altercation with someone on the street after accidentally walking into his dog's leash. The individuals assaulted Plaintiff and Police officers arrived on the scene, searched Plaintiff, took his phone, and did not call a translator. Plaintiff was arrested, brought to the 109th Precinct, and released with a DAT. Plaintiff tried to bring an interpreter back to file charges against the individuals and was ignored multiple times.

Li v. City of New York et al
Case # 15CV01599, U.S. District Court - Eastern District NY, 2015
First Amended Complaint
Description: Defendant Officers were called to the hospital on suspected child abuse after Plaintiff's daughter was hospitalized. For almost 24 hours, Plaintiff and her husband were subjected to multiple interrogations, searches of their home by three separate squads, and forensic interrogations. Defendants falsely concluded that the child died of Shaken Baby Syndrome and charged both Plaintiff and her husband with Manslaughter in the First Degree and Endangering the Welfare of a Child. Plaintiff's husband was convicted of reckless manslaughter and the charges against her were dismissed. Plaintiff alleges she was prosecuted to put pressure on her husband to plead guilty. As a result, Plaintiff, who gave birth to anothe...