'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.
Named in 6 known lawsuits, $50,000 total settlements.
Joseph et al v. City of New York et al
Case # 15CV07704,
U.S. District Court - Southern District NY, 2015
Plaintiffs were sitting on their stoop when police approached and told them to move. Plaintiff was put in a chokehold, handcuffed, and placed in hot police car. Other pregnant plaintiff was also tightly handcuffed and put in car. Ignored requests to go to hospital and brought both to 28th precinct and put in custody for 1 hour. Charged with disorderly conduct. Both were later dismissed.
Shirley, Devon vs City of New York, et al.
Case # 158090/2017,
Supreme Court - New York, October 16, 2017
Shirley, Vanessa vs City of New York, et al.
Case # 158091/2017,
Supreme Court - New York, October 16, 2017, ended March 12, 2019
Shirley, Duane vs City of New York, et al.
Case # 157913/2018,
Supreme Court - New York, October 30, 2018
Ocasio, Luis vs City of New York, et al.
Case # 154805/2019,
Supreme Court - New York, May 14, 2019, ended October 8, 2020
Guillen, Edward vs City of New York, et al.
Case # 19CV11784,
U.S. District Court - Southern District NY, January 16, 2020