'Exonerated': or '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.
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
Kyvelou v. The City of New York et al
Case # 15CV01208,
U.S. District Court - Eastern District NY, 2015
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
Khan et al v. The City of New York et al
Case # 08CV02558,
U.S. District Court - Eastern District NY, 2008