Roman Diaz

Roman Diaz

Roman Diaz
Lieutenant at Transit Bureau District 1 since March 2024, active
Service started January 2014, made $154,000 last year, Tax #955881
Hispanic Male

Substantiated Allegations:
Abuse of Authority: Failure to provide RTKA card
Abuse of Authority: Improper use of body-worn camera

Discipline Cases:

Case: 2024-30443
Closed: 5/15/2024

View Details

Lawsuit settlements:
$100,000   Parker, Willie vs City of New York, et al., 2018 NYCSC NYCSC 159088/2018
View Details

Complaints

3 Complaints
5 Allegations
2 Substantiated
2 Substantiated (Command Discipline A)
1 Complaint Withdrawn
2 Within NYPD Guidelines

Complaint #202208724, December 2022
Allegation: Abuse of Authority: Improper use of body-worn camera
Complainant: Male, 30-34
CCRB Conclusion: Within NYPD Guidelines
additional details

Complaint #202208649, December 2022
Allegation: Abuse of Authority: Failure to provide RTKA card
Complainant: Male, 35-39
CCRB Conclusion: Substantiated (Command Discipline A)
Allegation: Abuse of Authority: Improper use of body-worn camera
Complainant: Male, 35-39
CCRB Conclusion: Substantiated (Command Discipline A)
Allegation: Force: Physical force
Complainant: Male, 35-39
CCRB Conclusion: Within NYPD Guidelines
NYPD Conclusion: No Disciplinary Action-DUP
Penalty: No penalty
additional details

Complaint #201408920, August 2014
Allegation: Abuse of Authority: Refusal to provide name/shield number
Complainant: Male, 33
CCRB Conclusion: Complaint Withdrawn
additional details

Complaint #202208724, December 2022
Allegation Complainant CCRB Conclusion
Abuse of Authority: Improper use of body-worn camera Male, 30-34 Within NYPD Guidelines
additional details
Complaint #202208649, December 2022
Allegation Complainant CCRB Conclusion
Abuse of Authority: Failure to provide RTKA card Male, 35-39 Substantiated (Command Discipline A)
Abuse of Authority: Improper use of body-worn camera Male, 35-39 Substantiated (Command Discipline A)
Force: Physical force Male, 35-39 Within NYPD Guidelines
NYPD Conclusion: No Disciplinary Action-DUP
Penalty: No penalty
additional details
Complaint #201408920, August 2014
Allegation Complainant CCRB Conclusion
Abuse of Authority: Refusal to provide name/shield number Male, 33 Complaint Withdrawn
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.
'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: 2024-30443
Closed: 5/15/2024
Case Details:
  1. Failed to timely activate their body worn camera.
  2. Violated patrol rules.
Recommendation: Command Discipline - B


Lawsuits

Parker, Willie vs City of New York, et al.
Case # 159088/2018, Supreme Court - New York, January 9, 2018, ended November 12, 2020
$100,000 Settlement
Complaint
Description: On January 20, 2018, Plaintiff Willie Parker was standing on the street in Manhattan attempting to hail a cab. Officers Marino, Thompson, Diaz, and unknown Officer Doe were on duty in plain clothes and patrolling in an unmarked car. Their car pulled up to Parker, who opened the door and was told that the vehicle was not cab; he closed the door and continued to hail a cab. The officer's car continued across the street near Mr. Parker's cousin, Mr. Bryant Cantres, who was also attempting to hail a cab. Mr. Cantres said, "You didn't pick him up because he's black." Officers Marino, Thompson, and/or Diaz exited the vehicle and aggressively approaches Cantres; they did not identify themselves as police officers. M...