'Substantiated': The alleged conduct occurred and it violated the rules. The NYPD has discretion over what, if any, discipline is imposed.
'Unfounded': Evidence suggests that the event or alleged conduct did not occur.
'Unsubstantiated': or 'Unable to Determine' - 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 2 known lawsuits, $132,506 total settlements.
Slater, Sharod, et al. vs City of New York, et al.
Case # 18CV05861,
U.S. District Court - Southern District NY, July 18, 2018, ended June 26, 2019
The defendant officers came into contact with and arrested 7 plaintiffs on the charges of Possession of a Gambling Device, Criminal Trespass in the Third Degree, Trespass and Loitering. . All of the plaintiffs were taken to the PSA7 precinct, where they were imprisoned. At the PSA7 precinct, plaintiffs were unlawfully strip searched. Defendant officers brought false incriminating charges of crimes of Resisting Arrest, Possession of a Gambling Device, Criminal Trespass and Loitering against the plaintiffs. The charges brought against the plaintiffs were eventually all dismissed.
Bracey, Tiquan, et al. vs City of New York, et al.
Case # 307148/2013,
Supreme Court - Bronx, February 4, 2014, ended July 29, 2015