Michael Kovalik

Badge #25801, White Male, 38
Police Officer at Detective Borough Brooklyn North since March 2022
Service started July 2009, made $120,000 last year, active

Substantiated Allegations:
Abuse of Authority: Premises entered and/or searched
Abuse of Authority: Threat of force (verbal or physical) (2)

Lawsuit settlements:
$70,000   Kemp, Allison vs City of New York, et al., 2018 KCSC KCSC 523732/2017
$60,000   Nazaryan, Suren vs City of New York, et al., 2014 EDNY EDNY 14CV06005
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Complaints

3 Allegations
3 Substantiated
2 Complaints
1 Substantiated (Command Discipline)
2 Substantiated (Command Discipline B)

May 2020 Complaint
Allegation: Abuse of Authority: Threat of force (verbal or physical)
CCRB Conclusion: Substantiated (Command Discipline B)
Allegation: Abuse of Authority: Threat of force (verbal or physical)
CCRB Conclusion: Substantiated (Command Discipline B)
NYPD Conclusion: APU - Decision Pending
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October 2013 Complaint
Allegation: Abuse of Authority: Premises entered and/or searched
CCRB Conclusion: Substantiated (Command Discipline)
NYPD Conclusion: Command Discipline - A
additional details

May 2020 Complaint
Allegation CCRB Conclusion
Abuse of Authority: Threat of force (verbal or physical) Substantiated (Command Discipline B)
Abuse of Authority: Threat of force (verbal or physical) Substantiated (Command Discipline B)
NYPD Conclusion: APU - Decision Pending
additional details
October 2013 Complaint
Allegation CCRB Conclusion
Abuse of Authority: Premises entered and/or searched Substantiated (Command Discipline)
NYPD Conclusion: Command Discipline - A
additional details

Conclusion Meanings:

'Substantiated': The alleged conduct occurred and it violated the rules. The NYPD has discretion over what, if any, discipline is imposed.

Further details on conclusion definitions.


Lawsuits

Named in 3 known lawsuits, $130,000 total settlements.

Richardson, Diana C., et al. vs City of New York, et al.
Case # 21CV03609, U.S. District Court - Eastern District NY, July 6, 2021

Kemp, Allison vs City of New York, et al.
Case # 523732/2017, Supreme Court - Kings, March 19, 2018, ended August 28, 2019
$70,000 Settlement

Nazaryan, Suren vs City of New York, et al.
Case # 14CV06005, U.S. District Court - Eastern District NY, October 20, 2014, ended March 23, 2015
$60,000 Settlement

District Attorney Disclosure Letter

Brooklyn DA Disclosure Letter