Steven Acevedo

Badge #4092, Hispanic Male, 34
Service started July 2011, made $143,000 last year, active

Substantiated Allegations:
Abuse of Authority: Premises entered and/or searched
Abuse of Authority: Refusal to provide name/shield number

Lawsuit settlements:
$60,001   Cummins v. City Of New York, et al., 2015 EDNY EDNY 15CV00096
$9,000   Williams, Austin vs P.O. Berk, James, et al., 2016 EDNY EDNY 16CV00949
$7,500   Peters, Shane vs City of New York, et al., 2017 KCSC KCSC 513607/2017
$30,001   Carter, Jeku vs City of New York, et al., 2020 SDNY SDNY 20CV03305
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Complaints

13 Allegations
2 Substantiated
6 Complaints
1 Substantiated (Instructions)
1 Substantiated (Formalized Training)
3 Closed - Pending Litigation
2 Complainant Uncooperative
5 Exonerated
1 Unsubstantiated

July 2019 Complaint
Allegation: Abuse of Authority: Entry of Premises
CCRB Conclusion: Closed - Pending Litigation
Allegation: Abuse of Authority: Search of Premises
CCRB Conclusion: Closed - Pending Litigation
Allegation: Force: Physical force
Complainant: Black Female, 23
CCRB Conclusion: Closed - Pending Litigation
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December 2018 Complaint
Allegation: Abuse of Authority: Search of Premises
CCRB Conclusion: Exonerated
Allegation: Abuse of Authority: Refusal to show search warrant
Complainant: Black Female, 32
CCRB Conclusion: Unsubstantiated
Allegation: Abuse of Authority: Entry of Premises
CCRB Conclusion: Exonerated
additional details

November 2018 Complaint
Allegation: Abuse of Authority: Entry of Premises
CCRB Conclusion: Exonerated
Allegation: Abuse of Authority: Search of Premises
CCRB Conclusion: Exonerated
additional details

September 2015 Complaint
Allegation: Abuse of Authority: Premises entered and/or searched
CCRB Conclusion: Substantiated (Formalized Training)
NYPD Conclusion: Formalized Training
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June 2014 Complaint
Allegation: Force: Chokehold
Complainant: Black Male, 22
CCRB Conclusion: Complainant Uncooperative
Allegation: Abuse of Authority: Threat of force (verbal or physical)
Complainant: Black Male, 22
CCRB Conclusion: Complainant Uncooperative
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February 2014 Complaint
Allegation: Force: Physical force
Complainant: Female, 57
CCRB Conclusion: Exonerated
Allegation: Abuse of Authority: Refusal to provide name/shield number
Complainant: Black Female, 38
CCRB Conclusion: Substantiated (Instructions)
NYPD Conclusion: Instructions
Penalty: Instruction
additional details

July 2019 Complaint
Allegation Complainant CCRB Conclusion
Abuse of Authority: Entry of Premises Closed - Pending Litigation
Abuse of Authority: Search of Premises Closed - Pending Litigation
Force: Physical force Black Female, 23 Closed - Pending Litigation
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December 2018 Complaint
Allegation Complainant CCRB Conclusion
Abuse of Authority: Search of Premises Exonerated
Abuse of Authority: Refusal to show search warrant Black Female, 32 Unsubstantiated
Abuse of Authority: Entry of Premises Exonerated
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November 2018 Complaint
Allegation CCRB Conclusion
Abuse of Authority: Entry of Premises Exonerated
Abuse of Authority: Search of Premises Exonerated
additional details
September 2015 Complaint
Allegation CCRB Conclusion
Abuse of Authority: Premises entered and/or searched Substantiated (Formalized Training)
NYPD Conclusion: Formalized Training
additional details
June 2014 Complaint
Allegation Complainant CCRB Conclusion
Force: Chokehold Black Male, 22 Complainant Uncooperative
Abuse of Authority: Threat of force (verbal or physical) Black Male, 22 Complainant Uncooperative
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February 2014 Complaint
Allegation Complainant CCRB Conclusion
Force: Physical force Female, 57 Exonerated
Abuse of Authority: Refusal to provide name/shield number Black Female, 38 Substantiated (Instructions)
NYPD Conclusion: Instructions
Penalty: Instruction
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.
'Unsubstantiated': 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 7 known lawsuits, $106,502 total settlements.

Cummins v. City Of New York, et al.
Case # 15CV00096, U.S. District Court - Eastern District NY, 2015
$60,001 Settlement

Cummins v. The City Of New York City et al
Case # 15CV00096, U.S. District Court - Southern District NY, 2015
Pending
Complaint

Williams, Austin vs P.O. Berk, James, et al.
Case # 16CV00949, U.S. District Court - Eastern District NY, May 24, 2016, ended March 21, 2017
$9,000 Settlement
First Amended Complaint
Description: Plaintiff was at a friend's apartment when several Defendant Officers entered and took several individuals into custody, including Plaintiff. Plaintiff was brought to the 67th Precinct and then released after 54 hours in custody without any charges being filed against him.

Peters, Shane vs City of New York, et al.
Case # 513607/2017, Supreme Court - Kings, July 17, 2017, ended December 28, 2017
$7,500 Settlement

Carter, Jeku vs City of New York, et al.
Case # 20CV03305, U.S. District Court - Southern District NY, April 29, 2020, ended July 23, 2021
$30,001 Settlement

Dukes, Tyhisha vs City of New York, et al.
Case # 722362/2020, Supreme Court - Queens, November 24, 2020

Brown, Torrey vs City of New York, et al.
Case # 711988/2021, Supreme Court - Queens, May 25, 2021