Matthew Borden

Badge #4560, Black Male, 39
Detective Grade 3 at Narcotics Borough Queens North since July 2012
Also served in: 75th Precinct
Service started January 2005, made $147,000 last year, active

Substantiated Allegations:
Abuse of Authority: Frisk
Abuse of Authority: Refusal to provide name/shield number
Abuse of Authority: Stop
Abuse of Authority: Threat of arrest
Discourtesy: Action



Lawsuit settlements:
$70,000   Norman, Jahan vs City of New York, et al., 2015 QCSC QCSC 708822/2015
$42,000   Kyvelou v. The City of New York et al, 2015 EDNY EDNY 15CV01208
$190,000   Khan et al v. The City of New York et al, 2008 EDNY EDNY 08CV02558
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Complaints

9 Allegations
5 Substantiated
4 Complaints
5 Substantiated (Charges)
1 Complainant Uncooperative
3 Exonerated

August 2013 Complaint
Allegation: Abuse of Authority: Refusal to provide name/shield number
Complainant: Hispanic Male, 38
CCRB Conclusion: Substantiated (Charges)
NYPD Conclusion: APU Guilty
Allegation: Abuse of Authority: Threat of arrest
Complainant: Hispanic Male, 30
CCRB Conclusion: Substantiated (Charges)
NYPD Conclusion: APU Not guilty
Allegation: Abuse of Authority: Frisk
Complainant: Hispanic Male, 30
CCRB Conclusion: Substantiated (Charges)
NYPD Conclusion: APU Guilty
Allegation: Discourtesy: Action
Complainant: Hispanic Male, 30
CCRB Conclusion: Substantiated (Charges)
NYPD Conclusion: APU Guilty
Allegation: Abuse of Authority: Stop
Complainant: Hispanic Male, 38
CCRB Conclusion: Substantiated (Charges)
NYPD Conclusion: APU Guilty
APU Case Status: Closed: Guilty after trial
Penalty: Forfeit vacation 7 days
additional details

January 2012 Complaint
Allegation: Force: Physical force
Complainant: Black Male, 51
CCRB Conclusion: Exonerated
Allegation: Abuse of Authority: Vehicle search
Complainant: Black Male, 51
CCRB Conclusion: Exonerated
additional details

November 2011 Complaint
Allegation: Abuse of Authority: Stop
Complainant: Male, 25
CCRB Conclusion: Complainant Uncooperative
additional details

April 2010 Complaint
Allegation: Abuse of Authority: Premises entered and/or searched
CCRB Conclusion: Exonerated
additional details

August 2013 Complaint
Allegation Complainant CCRB Conclusion
Abuse of Authority: Refusal to provide name/shield number Hispanic Male, 38 Substantiated (Charges)
NYPD Conclusion: APU Guilty
Abuse of Authority: Threat of arrest Hispanic Male, 30 Substantiated (Charges)
NYPD Conclusion: APU Not guilty
Abuse of Authority: Frisk Hispanic Male, 30 Substantiated (Charges)
NYPD Conclusion: APU Guilty
Discourtesy: Action Hispanic Male, 30 Substantiated (Charges)
NYPD Conclusion: APU Guilty
Abuse of Authority: Stop Hispanic Male, 38 Substantiated (Charges)
NYPD Conclusion: APU Guilty
APU Case Status: Closed: Guilty after trial
Penalty: Forfeit vacation 7 days
additional details
January 2012 Complaint
Allegation Complainant CCRB Conclusion
Force: Physical force Black Male, 51 Exonerated
Abuse of Authority: Vehicle search Black Male, 51 Exonerated
additional details
November 2011 Complaint
Allegation Complainant CCRB Conclusion
Abuse of Authority: Stop Male, 25 Complainant Uncooperative
additional details
April 2010 Complaint
Allegation CCRB Conclusion
Abuse of Authority: Premises entered and/or searched Exonerated
additional details

Conclusion Meanings:

'Exonerated': Also referred to as 'Within NYPD Guidelines' - the alleged conduct occurred but did not violate the NYPD's own rules, which often give officers significant discretion.
'Substantiated': The alleged conduct occurred and it violated the rules. The NYPD has discretion over what, if any, discipline is imposed.

Further details on conclusion definitions.


Discipline

Case: 2014-12407
Closed: 2/23/2015
Case Details:
  1. Guilty: Stopped a person known to the Department without sufficient legal authority.
  2. Guilty: Frisked a person known to the Department without sufficient legal authority.
  3. Guilty: Was discourteous to a person known to the Department without sufficient legal authority.
  4. Guilty: Failed to provide his shield number when requested to do so by a person known to the Department.
Penalty: Vacation days (7 days)


Lawsuits

Named in 4 known lawsuits, $302,000 total settlements.

Norman, Jahan vs City of New York, et al.
Case # 708822/2015, Supreme Court - Queens, September 21, 2015, ended October 6, 2016
$70,000 Settlement

Kyvelou v. The City of New York et al
Case # 15CV01208, U.S. District Court - Eastern District NY, 2015
$42,000 Settlement
Amended Complaint, Complaint
Description: On September 5, 2014, defendant officers used excessive force to gain entry into a location. Officer immediately struck the plaintiff in the forehead with a weapon, causing her to loose consciousness and fall. Officers also cuffed plaintiff's daughter who witnessed the events. Plaintiff had to obtain medical assistance.

Watt v. City of New York et al
Case # 12CV00016, U.S. District Court - Eastern District NY, 2012
Settled for undisclosed amount
Third Amended Complaint, Stipulation

Khan et al v. The City of New York et al
Case # 08CV02558, U.S. District Court - Eastern District NY, 2008
$190,000 Settlement
Complaint, Stipulation