'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.
'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.
Named in 2 known lawsuits, $32,501 total settlements.
Windley, Antar vs City of New York, et al.
Case # 16CV04529,
U.S. District Court - Eastern District NY, August 15, 2016, ended May 31, 2017
Plaintiff was walking when an unmarked van approached him. The defendant, Police Officer Ricardo Moreno, exited in plain clothes and approached the plaintiff without identifying as a police officer. Instead, he said, "Hey, you, come here." The plaintiff ran away from the defendant and the defendant and unmarked van chased the plaintiff as a result. The van was driven by the other defendant, Police Officer Jhonnatan Sanchez-Pena. The van caught up with the plaintiff and defendant Sanchez-Pena displayed his shield and gun to the plaintiff before demanding him to get down on the ground. P.O. Moreno then kicked the plaintiff in the face (mouth and under his right eye) after saying in sum and substance, ìOh you want...
Shuford, Daniel, et al. vs City of New York, et al.
Case # 712368/2017,
Supreme Court - Queens, September 12, 2017, ended September 8, 2020