Neil R. Lawson

Badge #6164, Black Male
Former Detective Grade 3 at Midtown North Detective Squad
Also served in: 28th Precinct
Service started February 1994, ended September 2017


Lawsuit settlements:
$35,000   Watson v. The City of New York et al, 2008 SDNY SDNY 08CV06555
$35,000   McCrae v. The City of New York et al, 2008 SDNY SDNY 08CV06531
$34,250   Mullins v. The City of New York et al, 2009 SDNY SDNY 09CV00193
$12,500   Adderley v. The City of New York et al, 2010 SDNY SDNY 10CV03968
$2,500   Dennis v. The City of New York et al, 2010 SDNY SDNY 10CV08289
$22,500   Jones v. The City of New York et al, 2011 SDNY SDNY 11CV02249
$17,500   Wigfall v. The City of New York et al, 2011 SDNY SDNY 11CV03248
$12,000   Hilliard v. The City of New York et al, 2011 SDNY SDNY 11CV00961
$10,500   Duckett v. The City of New York et al, 2011 SDNY SDNY 11CV04091
$30,000   Griffin v. The City of New York et al, 2012 SDNY SDNY 12CV07371
$18,520   Moss v. The City of New York et al, 2012 SDNY SDNY 12CV07267
$4,500   Floyd v. The City of New York et al, 2012 SDNY SDNY 12CV08135
$27,500   Sanchez v. City Of New York, et al., 2016 BCSC BCSC 022823/2016E
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Complaints

11 Allegations
0 Substantiated
5 Complaints
1 Alleged Victim Unavailable
1 Alleged Victim Uncooperative
1 Complainant Unavailable
1 Complaint Withdrawn
4 Exonerated
3 Unsubstantiated

March 2013 - Complaint Details
Allegation: Abuse Of Authority: Stop
Complainant: Black Male, 45
CCRB Conclusion: Complaint Withdrawn

June 2010 - Complaint Details
Allegation: Abuse Of Authority: Search (of person)
Complainant: Black Male, 23
CCRB Conclusion: Exonerated
Allegation: Force: Gun pointed
Complainant: Black Male, 24
CCRB Conclusion: Alleged Victim Unavailable
Allegation: Abuse Of Authority: Stop
Complainant: Black Male, 23
CCRB Conclusion: Exonerated
Allegation: Abuse Of Authority: Frisk
Complainant: Black Male, 23
CCRB Conclusion: Exonerated
Allegation: Abuse Of Authority: Frisk
Complainant: Male
CCRB Conclusion: Alleged Victim Uncooperative

January 2006 - Complaint Details
Allegation: Abuse Of Authority: Threat of force (verbal or physical)
Complainant: Black Female, 54
CCRB Conclusion: Exonerated

August 1999 - Complaint Details
Allegation: Discourtesy: Other- Discourtesy
CCRB Conclusion: Complainant Unavailable

April 1996 - Complaint Details
Allegation: Force: Push/Shove
CCRB Conclusion: Unsubstantiated
Allegation: Abuse Of Authority: Threat of force
CCRB Conclusion: Unsubstantiated
Allegation: Discourtesy: Curse
CCRB Conclusion: Unsubstantiated

March 2013 - Complaint Details
Allegation Complainant CCRB Conclusion
Abuse Of Authority: Stop Black Male, 45 Complaint Withdrawn
June 2010 - Complaint Details
Allegation Complainant CCRB Conclusion
Abuse Of Authority: Search (of person) Black Male, 23 Exonerated
Force: Gun pointed Black Male, 24 Alleged Victim Unavailable
Abuse Of Authority: Stop Black Male, 23 Exonerated
Abuse Of Authority: Frisk Black Male, 23 Exonerated
Abuse Of Authority: Frisk Male Alleged Victim Uncooperative
January 2006 - Complaint Details
Allegation Complainant CCRB Conclusion
Abuse Of Authority: Threat of force (verbal or physical) Black Female, 54 Exonerated
August 1999 - Complaint Details
Allegation CCRB Conclusion
Discourtesy: Other- Discourtesy Complainant Unavailable
April 1996 - Complaint Details
Allegation CCRB Conclusion
Force: Push/Shove Unsubstantiated
Abuse Of Authority: Threat of force Unsubstantiated
Discourtesy: Curse Unsubstantiated

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 16 known lawsuits, $262,270 total settlements.

Watson v. The City of New York et al
Case # 08CV06555, U.S. District Court - Southern District NY, 2008
$35,000 Settlement
Stipulation

McCrae v. The City of New York et al
Case # 08CV06531, U.S. District Court - Southern District NY, 2008
$35,000 Settlement
Complaint, Stipulation

Mullins v. The City of New York et al
Case # 09CV00193, U.S. District Court - Southern District NY, 2009
$34,250 Settlement
Complaint, Stipulation

Adderley v. The City of New York et al
Case # 10CV03968, U.S. District Court - Southern District NY, 2010
$12,500 Settlement
Stipulation

Dennis v. The City of New York et al
Case # 10CV08289, U.S. District Court - Southern District NY, 2010
$2,500 Settlement
Stipulation

Jones v. The City of New York et al
Case # 11CV02249, U.S. District Court - Southern District NY, 2011
$22,500 Settlement
Amended Complaint, Stipulation

Wigfall v. The City of New York et al
Case # 11CV03248, U.S. District Court - Southern District NY, 2011
$17,500 Settlement
Order of Discontinuance, Complaint

Hilliard v. The City of New York et al
Case # 11CV00961, U.S. District Court - Southern District NY, 2011
$12,000 Settlement
Complaint, Stipulation

Duckett v. The City of New York et al
Case # 11CV04091, U.S. District Court - Southern District NY, 2011
$10,500 Settlement
Stipulation, Complaint

Manigault v. The City of New York et al
Case # 11CV04307, U.S. District Court - Southern District NY, 2011
Verdict for Defendant
Third Amended Complaint, Judgment

Griffin v. The City of New York et al
Case # 12CV07371, U.S. District Court - Southern District NY, 2012
$30,000 Settlement
Complaint, Stipulation

Moss v. The City of New York et al
Case # 12CV07267, U.S. District Court - Southern District NY, 2012
$18,520 Settlement
Complaint, Stipulation

Floyd v. The City of New York et al
Case # 12CV08135, U.S. District Court - Southern District NY, 2012
$4,500 Settlement
Stipulation, Complaint

Outerbridge v. City Of New York, et al.
Case # 13CV06473, U.S. District Court - Southern District NY, 2013
Zero Disposition

Sanchez v. City Of New York, et al.
Case # 022823/2016E, Supreme Court - Bronx, 2016
$27,500 Settlement

Wigfall v. City Of New York, et al.
Case # 151475/2018, Supreme Court - New York, 2018