'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.
'Unfounded': Evidence suggests that the event or alleged conduct did not occur.
'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, $280,000 total settlements.
DeJesus et al v. City of New York et al
Case # 08CV03994,
U.S. District Court - Eastern District NY, 2008
Second Amended Complaint
Howell v. New York City et al.
Case # 11CV05485,
U.S. District Court - Eastern District NY, 2011
First Amended Complaint
Defendant officers approached plaintiff, physically assaulted him injuring his wrist and transported him to the police service area 1. Charges and outcome of case unknown.