Brett Schantz

Badge #6265, White Male
Detective Grade 3 at Drug Enforcement Task Force since July 2022, active
Service started July 2008, made $170,000 last year, Tax #947471

Lawsuit settlements:
$35,000   Simmons, Dashin vs City of New York, et al., 2017 BCSC BCSC 300715/2017
$12,500   Hyde, Gary vs P.O. Amato, Thomas, et al., 2014 SDNY SDNY 13CV08372
$55,000   Brooks, Andre, et al. vs City of New York, et al., 2013 SDNY SDNY 13CV07495
$18,500   Elliott v. The City of New York et al, SDNY SDNY 12CV08062
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Complaints

6 Allegations
0 Substantiated
3 Complaints
2 Complaint Withdrawn
2 Exonerated
2 Unsubstantiated

February 2019 Complaint
Allegation: Abuse of Authority: Search of Premises
CCRB Conclusion: Exonerated
Allegation: Abuse of Authority: Entry of Premises
CCRB Conclusion: Exonerated
additional details

March 2014 Complaint
Allegation: Abuse of Authority: Stop
Complainant: White Male, 35
CCRB Conclusion: Complaint Withdrawn
Allegation: Abuse of Authority: Frisk
Complainant: White Male, 35
CCRB Conclusion: Complaint Withdrawn
additional details

March 2011 Complaint
Allegation: Abuse of Authority: Frisk
Complainant: Black Male, 38
CCRB Conclusion: Unsubstantiated
Allegation: Abuse of Authority: Refusal to provide name/shield number
Complainant: Black Male, 38
CCRB Conclusion: Unsubstantiated
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February 2019 Complaint
Allegation CCRB Conclusion
Abuse of Authority: Search of Premises Exonerated
Abuse of Authority: Entry of Premises Exonerated
additional details
March 2014 Complaint
Allegation Complainant CCRB Conclusion
Abuse of Authority: Stop White Male, 35 Complaint Withdrawn
Abuse of Authority: Frisk White Male, 35 Complaint Withdrawn
additional details
March 2011 Complaint
Allegation Complainant CCRB Conclusion
Abuse of Authority: Frisk Black Male, 38 Unsubstantiated
Abuse of Authority: Refusal to provide name/shield number Black Male, 38 Unsubstantiated
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.
'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.


Lawsuits

Named in 5 known lawsuits, $121,000 total settlements.

Jimenez, Luis F, et al. vs City of New York, et al.
Case # 705486/2018, Supreme Court - Queens, April 17, 2018

Simmons, Dashin vs City of New York, et al.
Case # 300715/2017, Supreme Court - Bronx, April 6, 2017, ended July 25, 2019
$35,000 Settlement
Summons/Complaint

Hyde, Gary vs P.O. Amato, Thomas, et al.
Case # 13CV08372, U.S. District Court - Southern District NY, April 1, 2014, ended September 11, 2014
$12,500 Settlement
Complaint

Brooks, Andre, et al. vs City of New York, et al.
Case # 13CV07495, U.S. District Court - Southern District NY, November 6, 2013, ended January 15, 2015
$55,000 Settlement
Complaint, Second Amended Complaint, Stipulation

Elliott v. The City of New York et al
Case # 12CV08062, U.S. District Court - Southern District NY,
$18,500 Settlement
Complaint

Other Documents