Melanie R. Cespedes

Badge #6711, Black Female
Detective Grade 3 at Detective Borough SID since March 2020, active
Service started July 2013, made $156,000 last year, Tax #955111

Lawsuit settlements:
$22,500   Forde-Rhone, Negesti vs City of New York, et al., 2020 KCSC KCSC 508451/2020
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Forde-Rhone, Negesti vs City of New York, et al.
Case # 508451/2020, Supreme Court - Kings, June 18, 2020, ended February 1, 2021
$22,500 Settlement
Description: On October 11, 2019, at approximately 9:00 p.m., plaintiff NEGESTI FORDE-RHONE, while lawfully present inside Brower Park in the vicinity of Brooklyn Avenue, in Brooklyn, New York, was subject to an unlawful stop, question, frisk, search, false arrest, and false imprisonment by the defendant New York City police officers MELANIE CESPEDES and John Does 1-10. In addition, Plaintiff was subjected to an assault, battery, and use of excessive force by the defendant officers when the defendant officers forcefully handcuffed Plaintiff, causing physical injury, and treatment at Kings County Hospital. Plaintiff was then unlawfully imprisoned at the 77* Precinct Police Station and Kings Central Booking for approximately ...