Edwin Espinal

Edwin Espinal

Edwin Espinal
Badge #3384, Hispanic Male
Sergeant at 103rd Precinct since March 2019, active
Service started July 2004, made $157,000 last year, Tax #934831

Substantiated Allegations:
Abuse of Authority: Interference with recording
Abuse of Authority: Question
Abuse of Authority: Search (of person)
Abuse of Authority: Search of Premises


Discipline Cases:

Case: 2023-28694
Closed: 12/1/2023
Case: 2020-22943
Closed: 7/1/2023
Case: 2021-24413
Closed: 1/15/2022
Case: 2010-1907
Closed: 9/3/2010

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Lawsuit settlements:
$75,000   Nugent, Leroy vs City of New York, et al., 2017 BCSC BCSC 300073/2017
$50,000   Dixon, James vs City of New York, et al., 2015 BCSC BCSC 024937/2015
$25,000   Robinson, Derrick vs City of New York, et al., 2015 BCSC BCSC 304786/2015
$240,000   Simon, Courtney, et al. vs City of New York, et al., 2014 SDNY SDNY 14CV08391
$30,000   James et al v. City of New York et al, EDNY EDNY 07CV03752
$7,500   Coombs v. City of New York et al, EDNY EDNY 08CV03447
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Complaints

27 Complaints
62 Allegations
4 Substantiated
1 Substantiated (Formalized Training)
2 Substantiated (Command Discipline A)
1 Substantiated (Charges)
1 Alleged Victim Uncooperative
3 Closed - Pending Litigation
3 Complainant Unavailable
9 Complainant Uncooperative
19 Exonerated
3 Unfounded
17 Unsubstantiated
3 Within NYPD Guidelines

Complaint #202305156, May 2023
Allegation: Force: Physical force
Complainant: Black Female, 21-24
CCRB Conclusion: Complainant Uncooperative
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Complaint #202208739, December 2022
Allegation: Force: Physical force
Complainant: Male, 30-34
CCRB Conclusion: Within NYPD Guidelines
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Complaint #202205856, August 2022
Allegation: Abuse of Authority: Search of Premises
CCRB Conclusion: Substantiated (Charges)
APU Case Status: Pending
Penalty: APU - Decision Pending
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Complaint #202203562, June 2022
Allegation: Abuse of Authority: Other
Complainant: Hispanic Male, 25-29
CCRB Conclusion: Unfounded
Allegation: Abuse of Authority: Threat of force (verbal or physical)
Complainant: Hispanic Male, 25-29
CCRB Conclusion: Within NYPD Guidelines
Allegation: Abuse of Authority: Question
Complainant: Black Male
CCRB Conclusion: Within NYPD Guidelines
Allegation: Abuse of Authority: Question
Complainant: Black Male
CCRB Conclusion: Substantiated (Command Discipline A)
Penalty: Command Discipline - A
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Complaint #202107046, November 2021
Allegation: Force: Nonlethal restraining device
Complainant: Black Male, 35-39
CCRB Conclusion: Closed - Pending Litigation
Allegation: Force: Physical force
Complainant: Black Male, 35-39
CCRB Conclusion: Closed - Pending Litigation
Allegation: Abuse of Authority: Gun Drawn
Complainant: Black Male, 35-39
CCRB Conclusion: Closed - Pending Litigation
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Complaint #202003938, June 2020
Allegation: Force: Physical force
CCRB Conclusion: Unsubstantiated
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Complaint #202002692, April 2020
Allegation: Abuse of Authority: Vehicle search
Complainant: Black Male, 25-29
CCRB Conclusion: Unsubstantiated
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Complaint #202001610, February 2020
Allegation: Abuse of Authority: Threat of arrest
Complainant: Black Male, 30-34
CCRB Conclusion: Exonerated
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Complaint #202001913, November 2019
Allegation: Discourtesy: Word
CCRB Conclusion: Unfounded
Allegation: Abuse of Authority: Search (of person)
Complainant: Asian Male, 21-24
CCRB Conclusion: Exonerated
Allegation: Abuse of Authority: Search (of person)
Complainant: Black Male, 30-34
CCRB Conclusion: Exonerated
Allegation: Abuse of Authority: Search (of person)
Complainant: Black Male, 25-29
CCRB Conclusion: Exonerated
Allegation: Abuse of Authority: Vehicle search
Complainant: Black Male, 30-34
CCRB Conclusion: Exonerated
Allegation: Abuse of Authority: Frisk
Complainant: Black Male, 30-34
CCRB Conclusion: Exonerated
Allegation: Abuse of Authority: Frisk
Complainant: Black Male, 25-29
CCRB Conclusion: Exonerated
Allegation: Abuse of Authority: Frisk
Complainant: Asian Male, 21-24
CCRB Conclusion: Exonerated
Allegation: Abuse of Authority: Frisk
CCRB Conclusion: Exonerated
Allegation: Abuse of Authority: Search (of person)
CCRB Conclusion: Exonerated
Documents: Complaint Closing Report
additional details

Complaint #201909887, November 2019
Allegation: Abuse of Authority: Vehicle search
Complainant: Black Male, 40-44
CCRB Conclusion: Exonerated
Allegation: Abuse of Authority: Search (of person)
Complainant: Age 30-34
CCRB Conclusion: Substantiated (Command Discipline A)
NYPD Conclusion: No Disciplinary Action-DUP
Penalty: No penalty
Documents: Complaint Closing Report
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Complaint #201907390, August 2019
Allegation: Abuse of Authority: Vehicle search
Complainant: Black Male, 35
CCRB Conclusion: Exonerated
Allegation: Abuse of Authority: Frisk
Complainant: Black Female, 37
CCRB Conclusion: Exonerated
Allegation: Abuse of Authority: Interference with recording
Complainant: Black Male, 35
CCRB Conclusion: Substantiated (Formalized Training)
Penalty: Formalized Training
Documents: Complaint Closing Report
additional details

Complaint #201904264, May 2019
Allegation: Abuse of Authority: Threat to damage/seize property
Complainant: Age 27
CCRB Conclusion: Unfounded
Documents: Complaint Closing Report
additional details

Complaint #201708637, October 2017
Allegation: Force: Physical force
Complainant: Black Male, 27
CCRB Conclusion: Complainant Uncooperative
Documents: Complaint Closing Report
additional details

Complaint #201606624, July 2016
Allegation: Abuse of Authority: Premises entered and/or searched
CCRB Conclusion: Alleged Victim Uncooperative
Documents: Complaint Closing Report
additional details

Complaint #201505532, July 2015
Allegation: Force: Physical force
Complainant: Hispanic Male, 22
CCRB Conclusion: Complainant Uncooperative
Documents: Complaint Closing Report
additional details

Complaint #201411013, August 2014
Allegation: Abuse of Authority: Premises entered and/or searched
CCRB Conclusion: Exonerated
Documents: Complaint Closing Report
additional details

Complaint #201305570, June 2013
Allegation: Abuse of Authority: Stop
Complainant: Black Male, 36
CCRB Conclusion: Unsubstantiated
Allegation: Abuse of Authority: Frisk
Complainant: Black Male, 36
CCRB Conclusion: Unsubstantiated
Allegation: Abuse of Authority: Search (of person)
Complainant: Black Male, 36
CCRB Conclusion: Unsubstantiated
Documents: Complaint Closing Report
additional details

Complaint #201201255, January 2012
Allegation: Force: Other blunt instrument as a club
Complainant: Black Male, 19
CCRB Conclusion: Unsubstantiated
Allegation: Force: Physical force
Complainant: Black Male, 19
CCRB Conclusion: Unsubstantiated
Allegation: Abuse of Authority: Gun Drawn
CCRB Conclusion: Exonerated
Documents: Complaint Closing Report
additional details

Complaint #201109854, July 2011
Allegation: Abuse of Authority: Premises entered and/or searched
CCRB Conclusion: Exonerated
Allegation: Abuse of Authority: Refusal to obtain medical treatment
Complainant: Asian Male, 48
CCRB Conclusion: Unsubstantiated
Allegation: Abuse of Authority: Property damaged
Complainant: Asian Female, 41
CCRB Conclusion: Exonerated
Allegation: Force: Physical force
Complainant: Asian Male, 48
CCRB Conclusion: Unsubstantiated
Documents: Complaint Closing Report
additional details

Complaint #201007089, May 2010
Allegation: Force: Pepper spray
Complainant: Black Female
CCRB Conclusion: Complainant Uncooperative
Allegation: Discourtesy: Word
Complainant: Black Female
CCRB Conclusion: Complainant Uncooperative
Documents: Complaint Closing Report
additional details

Complaint #201005618, April 2010
Allegation: Abuse of Authority: Stop
Complainant: Black Male, 27
CCRB Conclusion: Complainant Uncooperative
Documents: Complaint Closing Report
additional details

Complaint #201003487, March 2010
Allegation: Abuse of Authority: Search (of person)
Complainant: Female
CCRB Conclusion: Complainant Unavailable
Allegation: Force: Physical force
Complainant: Female
CCRB Conclusion: Complainant Unavailable
Allegation: Abuse of Authority: Threat of arrest
Complainant: Female
CCRB Conclusion: Complainant Unavailable
Documents: Complaint Closing Report
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Complaint #200911376, July 2009
Allegation: Force: Physical force
Complainant: Black Male, 33
CCRB Conclusion: Exonerated
Documents: Complaint Closing Report
additional details

Complaint #200905780, April 2009
Allegation: Force: Physical force
Complainant: Black Female, 30
CCRB Conclusion: Unsubstantiated
Allegation: Force: Handcuffs too tight
Complainant: Black Female, 30
CCRB Conclusion: Unsubstantiated
Allegation: Offensive Language: Gender
Complainant: Black Female, 30
CCRB Conclusion: Unsubstantiated
Allegation: Abuse of Authority: Premises entered and/or searched
CCRB Conclusion: Exonerated
Documents: Complaint Closing Report
additional details

Complaint #200706134, May 2007
Allegation: Force: Gun Pointed
Complainant: Hispanic Male, 24
CCRB Conclusion: Complainant Uncooperative
Allegation: Abuse of Authority: Search (of person)
Complainant: Hispanic Male, 24
CCRB Conclusion: Complainant Uncooperative
Allegation: Abuse of Authority: Threat of arrest
Complainant: Hispanic Male, 24
CCRB Conclusion: Complainant Uncooperative
Documents: Complaint Closing Report
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Complaint #200706315, October 2006
Allegation: Offensive Language: Race
Complainant: Black Male, 44
CCRB Conclusion: Unsubstantiated
Allegation: Force: Nightstick as club (incl asp & baton)
Complainant: Black Male, 44
CCRB Conclusion: Unsubstantiated
Allegation: Abuse of Authority: Refusal to obtain medical treatment
Complainant: Black Male, 44
CCRB Conclusion: Unsubstantiated
Documents: Complaint Closing Report
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Complaint #200612711, September 2006
Allegation: Abuse of Authority: Refusal to provide name/shield number
Complainant: Black Male, 24
CCRB Conclusion: Unsubstantiated
Allegation: Force: Nightstick as club (incl asp & baton)
Complainant: Black Male, 24
CCRB Conclusion: Unsubstantiated
Documents: Complaint Closing Report
additional details

Complaint #202305156, May 2023
Allegation Complainant CCRB Conclusion
Force: Physical force Black Female, 21-24 Complainant Uncooperative
additional details
Complaint #202208739, December 2022
Allegation Complainant CCRB Conclusion
Force: Physical force Male, 30-34 Within NYPD Guidelines
additional details
Complaint #202205856, August 2022
Allegation CCRB Conclusion
Abuse of Authority: Search of Premises Substantiated (Charges)
APU Case Status: Pending
Penalty: APU - Decision Pending
additional details
Complaint #202203562, June 2022
Allegation Complainant CCRB Conclusion
Abuse of Authority: Other Hispanic Male, 25-29 Unfounded
Abuse of Authority: Threat of force (verbal or physical) Hispanic Male, 25-29 Within NYPD Guidelines
Abuse of Authority: Question Black Male Within NYPD Guidelines
Abuse of Authority: Question Black Male Substantiated (Command Discipline A)
Penalty: Command Discipline - A
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Complaint #202107046, November 2021
Allegation Complainant CCRB Conclusion
Force: Nonlethal restraining device Black Male, 35-39 Closed - Pending Litigation
Force: Physical force Black Male, 35-39 Closed - Pending Litigation
Abuse of Authority: Gun Drawn Black Male, 35-39 Closed - Pending Litigation
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Complaint #202003938, June 2020
Allegation CCRB Conclusion
Force: Physical force Unsubstantiated
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Complaint #202002692, April 2020
Allegation Complainant CCRB Conclusion
Abuse of Authority: Vehicle search Black Male, 25-29 Unsubstantiated
additional details
Complaint #202001610, February 2020
Allegation Complainant CCRB Conclusion
Abuse of Authority: Threat of arrest Black Male, 30-34 Exonerated
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Complaint #202001913, November 2019
Allegation Complainant CCRB Conclusion
Discourtesy: Word Unfounded
Abuse of Authority: Search (of person) Asian Male, 21-24 Exonerated
Abuse of Authority: Search (of person) Black Male, 30-34 Exonerated
Abuse of Authority: Search (of person) Black Male, 25-29 Exonerated
Abuse of Authority: Vehicle search Black Male, 30-34 Exonerated
Abuse of Authority: Frisk Black Male, 30-34 Exonerated
Abuse of Authority: Frisk Black Male, 25-29 Exonerated
Abuse of Authority: Frisk Asian Male, 21-24 Exonerated
Abuse of Authority: Frisk Exonerated
Abuse of Authority: Search (of person) Exonerated
Documents: Complaint Closing Report
additional details
Complaint #201909887, November 2019
Allegation Complainant CCRB Conclusion
Abuse of Authority: Vehicle search Black Male, 40-44 Exonerated
Abuse of Authority: Search (of person) Age 30-34 Substantiated (Command Discipline A)
NYPD Conclusion: No Disciplinary Action-DUP
Penalty: No penalty
Documents: Complaint Closing Report
additional details
Complaint #201907390, August 2019
Allegation Complainant CCRB Conclusion
Abuse of Authority: Vehicle search Black Male, 35 Exonerated
Abuse of Authority: Frisk Black Female, 37 Exonerated
Abuse of Authority: Interference with recording Black Male, 35 Substantiated (Formalized Training)
Penalty: Formalized Training
Documents: Complaint Closing Report
additional details
Complaint #201904264, May 2019
Allegation Complainant CCRB Conclusion
Abuse of Authority: Threat to damage/seize property Age 27 Unfounded
Documents: Complaint Closing Report
additional details
Complaint #201708637, October 2017
Allegation Complainant CCRB Conclusion
Force: Physical force Black Male, 27 Complainant Uncooperative
Documents: Complaint Closing Report
additional details
Complaint #201606624, July 2016
Allegation CCRB Conclusion
Abuse of Authority: Premises entered and/or searched Alleged Victim Uncooperative
Documents: Complaint Closing Report
additional details
Complaint #201505532, July 2015
Allegation Complainant CCRB Conclusion
Force: Physical force Hispanic Male, 22 Complainant Uncooperative
Documents: Complaint Closing Report
additional details
Complaint #201411013, August 2014
Allegation CCRB Conclusion
Abuse of Authority: Premises entered and/or searched Exonerated
Documents: Complaint Closing Report
additional details
Complaint #201305570, June 2013
Allegation Complainant CCRB Conclusion
Abuse of Authority: Stop Black Male, 36 Unsubstantiated
Abuse of Authority: Frisk Black Male, 36 Unsubstantiated
Abuse of Authority: Search (of person) Black Male, 36 Unsubstantiated
Documents: Complaint Closing Report
additional details
Complaint #201201255, January 2012
Allegation Complainant CCRB Conclusion
Force: Other blunt instrument as a club Black Male, 19 Unsubstantiated
Force: Physical force Black Male, 19 Unsubstantiated
Abuse of Authority: Gun Drawn Exonerated
Documents: Complaint Closing Report
additional details
Complaint #201109854, July 2011
Allegation Complainant CCRB Conclusion
Abuse of Authority: Premises entered and/or searched Exonerated
Abuse of Authority: Refusal to obtain medical treatment Asian Male, 48 Unsubstantiated
Abuse of Authority: Property damaged Asian Female, 41 Exonerated
Force: Physical force Asian Male, 48 Unsubstantiated
Documents: Complaint Closing Report
additional details
Complaint #201007089, May 2010
Allegation Complainant CCRB Conclusion
Force: Pepper spray Black Female Complainant Uncooperative
Discourtesy: Word Black Female Complainant Uncooperative
Documents: Complaint Closing Report
additional details
Complaint #201005618, April 2010
Allegation Complainant CCRB Conclusion
Abuse of Authority: Stop Black Male, 27 Complainant Uncooperative
Documents: Complaint Closing Report
additional details
Complaint #201003487, March 2010
Allegation Complainant CCRB Conclusion
Abuse of Authority: Search (of person) Female Complainant Unavailable
Force: Physical force Female Complainant Unavailable
Abuse of Authority: Threat of arrest Female Complainant Unavailable
Documents: Complaint Closing Report
additional details
Complaint #200911376, July 2009
Allegation Complainant CCRB Conclusion
Force: Physical force Black Male, 33 Exonerated
Documents: Complaint Closing Report
additional details
Complaint #200905780, April 2009
Allegation Complainant CCRB Conclusion
Force: Physical force Black Female, 30 Unsubstantiated
Force: Handcuffs too tight Black Female, 30 Unsubstantiated
Offensive Language: Gender Black Female, 30 Unsubstantiated
Abuse of Authority: Premises entered and/or searched Exonerated
Documents: Complaint Closing Report
additional details
Complaint #200706134, May 2007
Allegation Complainant CCRB Conclusion
Force: Gun Pointed Hispanic Male, 24 Complainant Uncooperative
Abuse of Authority: Search (of person) Hispanic Male, 24 Complainant Uncooperative
Abuse of Authority: Threat of arrest Hispanic Male, 24 Complainant Uncooperative
Documents: Complaint Closing Report
additional details
Complaint #200706315, October 2006
Allegation Complainant CCRB Conclusion
Offensive Language: Race Black Male, 44 Unsubstantiated
Force: Nightstick as club (incl asp & baton) Black Male, 44 Unsubstantiated
Abuse of Authority: Refusal to obtain medical treatment Black Male, 44 Unsubstantiated
Documents: Complaint Closing Report
additional details
Complaint #200612711, September 2006
Allegation Complainant CCRB Conclusion
Abuse of Authority: Refusal to provide name/shield number Black Male, 24 Unsubstantiated
Force: Nightstick as club (incl asp & baton) Black Male, 24 Unsubstantiated
Documents: Complaint Closing Report
additional details

Conclusion Meanings:

'Exonerated': or '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.
'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.
'Within NYPD Guidelines': The alleged conduct occurred but did not violate the NYPD's own rules, which often give officers significant discretion.

Further details on conclusion definitions.


Discipline

Case: 2023-28694
Closed: 12/1/2023
Case Details:
  1. Wrongfully questioned an individual known to the Department.
Penalty: A - Command Discipline
Recommendation: Command Discipline - A

Case: 2020-22943
Closed: 7/1/2023
Case Details:
  1. Failed to prepare required reports.
  2. Interfere with a recording device.
Penalty: Training
Recommendation: Training

Case: 2021-24413
Closed: 1/15/2022
Case Details:
  1. Wrongfully searched an individual known to the Department.
Recommendation: Command Discipline - A

Case: 2010-1907
Closed: 9/3/2010
Case Details:
  1. Guilty: Did fail and neglect to maintain said officer's activity log in that said officer could not locate his activity logs and provide them for inspection upon request.
  2. Guilty: Said officer scheduled to perform a tour of 1400 hours to 2235 hours, was absent from said assignment at 1400 hours and did not report until 1425 hours, a period of twenty-five (25) minutes absent without leave.
  3. Guilty: Did knowingly associate with a person reasonably believed to be engaged in, likely to engage in, or to have engaged in criminal activities.
  4. Guilty: Did wrongfully and without just cause have an interest in or an association with premises engaged in illegal gambling operations.
  5. Guilty: Failed to disclose potentially relevant information, specifically that he knew a person known to the Department running an illegal gambling operation.
Penalty: Dismissal probation (12 months), pre-trial suspension days (30 days), vacation days (15 days)


Lawsuits

Named in 16 known lawsuits, $427,500 total settlements.

Gayle, Telloney vs City of New York, et al.
Case # 23CV01156, U.S. District Court - Eastern District NY, March 16, 2023
Complaint
Description: On November 14, 2021, The Plaintiff exited his residence to throw trash when he was approached by the defendants with firearms drawn with regard to an arrest warrant. Knowing this was untrue, the Plaintiff was tased multiple times and tackled to the ground. When on the ground, excessive force was used on the Plaintiff. Paramedics treated the Plaintiff, including wrongful administration of the drug Midazolam, and transported the Plaintiff to the hospital. On November 15, 2021, the Plaintiff was discharged from the hospital and imprisoned, but the next day was again brought to the hospital for further treatment.

Green, Stephon vs City of New York, et al.
Case # 518442/2021, Supreme Court - Kings, August 24, 2021

Mcknight, Christian vs City of New York, et al.
Case # 17CV02481, U.S. District Court - Southern District NY, June 16, 2017, ended January 17, 2018
Zero Disposition
Complaint
Description: Police officers stopped plaintiff on the street at gunpoint, handcuffed him and searched him. Plaintiff was charged with gun possession and possession of dangerous weapons, despite the fact that he had no weapons on his person.

Brown, Jeffrey vs City of New York, et al.
Case # 17CV02508, U.S. District Court - Southern District NY, April 14, 2017, ended January 18, 2018
Settlement
Complaint
Description: Plaintiff was stopped on the street by multiple police officers. He was stopped, handcuffed, and searched, along with multiple other individuals. Plaintiff was ultimately charged with unlawful gun possession.

Nelson, Cuame vs City of New York, et al.
Case # 504911/2017, Supreme Court - Kings, March 24, 2017
Summons, Complaint

Nugent, Leroy vs City of New York, et al.
Case # 300073/2017, Supreme Court - Bronx, February 2, 2017, ended April 10, 2019
$75,000 Settlement

Pleasant, Bernard vs City of New York
Case # 300135/2016, Supreme Court - Bronx, January 28, 2016

Dixon, James vs City of New York, et al.
Case # 024937/2015, Supreme Court - Bronx, December 23, 2015, ended November 17, 2017
$50,000 Settlement

Robinson, Derrick vs City of New York, et al.
Case # 304786/2015, Supreme Court - Bronx, November 9, 2015, ended August 28, 2019
$25,000 Settlement
Complaint

Simon, Courtney, et al. vs City of New York, et al.
Case # 14CV08391, U.S. District Court - Southern District NY, October 21, 2014, ended January 18, 2018
$240,000 Settlement
Complaint, Amended Complaint, Stipulation
Description: On April 10, 2014, plaintiffs were on a public sidewalk when defendants proceeded to stop, detain, seize, and search plaintiffs. None of the plaintiffs were found to be in possession of any contraband. Defendants then arrested plaintiffs. Defendants then fabricated evidence to justify plaintiffs' arrest. The DA's Office concluded that it lacked sufficient evidence to proceed against the plaintiffs and the plaintiffs were subsequently released from custody.

Bailey v. City of New York et al
Case # 309312/2012, Supreme Court - Bronx

Phillips v. The City of New York et al
Case # 10CV02330, U.S. District Court - Eastern District NY
Order/Judgment (Verdict)
Complaint

James et al v. City of New York et al
Case # 07CV03752, U.S. District Court - Eastern District NY
$30,000 Settlement
Amended Complaint
Description: Plaintiffs were standing in front of their residence waiting for a friend when officers told them to leave for no given reason. Plaintiffs complied but later returned to the location when their friend said that she had arrived to meet them, at which point they were arrested. When plaintiff's mother and sister questioned why Plaintiff was being arrested, they were both assaulted and arrested as well. Defendant officers made false allegations against all three Plaintiffs.

Coombs v. City of New York et al
Case # 08CV03447, U.S. District Court - Eastern District NY
$7,500 Settlement

Nugent v. City of New York et al
Case # 300073/2017, Supreme Court - New York

Pleasant v. City of New York et al
Case # 300135/2016, Supreme Court - New York

Other Documents

Brooklyn DA Disclosure Letter references additional lawsuits 13CV426, 12CV913, 07CV3762, 24937/2015