Christopher E. Hernandez

Christopher E. Hernandez

Christopher E. Hernandez
Badge #19022, Hispanic Male
Police Officer at 47th Precinct since December 2015, active
Service started July 2015, made $126,000 last year, Tax #958691

Substantiated Allegations:
Abuse of Authority: Failure to provide RTKA card
Abuse of Authority: Obstructed Shield Number

Discipline Cases:

Case: 2024-30433
Closed: 5/12/2024
Case: 2023-27980
Closed: 5/29/2023

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Lawsuit settlements:
$14,500   Richards, Kendraya vs City of New York, et al., 2021 SDNY SDNY 21CV02922
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Complaints

5 Complaints
11 Allegations
2 Substantiated
2 Substantiated (Command Discipline A)
2 Closed - Pending Litigation
1 Exonerated
1 Unfounded
5 Within NYPD Guidelines

Complaint #202302899, March 2023
Allegation: Force: Physical force
Complainant: Hispanic Female, 18-20
CCRB Conclusion: Closed - Pending Litigation
Allegation: Force: Physical force
Complainant: Hispanic Female, 18-20
CCRB Conclusion: Closed - Pending Litigation
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Complaint #202208805, December 2022
Allegation: Abuse of Authority: Vehicle search
Complainant: Black Male, 40-44
CCRB Conclusion: Within NYPD Guidelines
Allegation: Abuse of Authority: Failure to provide RTKA card
Complainant: Black Male, 40-44
CCRB Conclusion: Substantiated (Command Discipline A)
NYPD Conclusion: No Disciplinary Action-DUP
Penalty: No penalty
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Complaint #202107300, November 2021
Allegation: Abuse of Authority: Obstructed Shield Number
Complainant: Black Male, 40-44
CCRB Conclusion: Substantiated (Command Discipline A)
Allegation: Force: Physical force
Complainant: Black Male, 40-44
CCRB Conclusion: Within NYPD Guidelines
Allegation: Abuse of Authority: Interference with recording
Complainant: Black Male, 40-44
CCRB Conclusion: Within NYPD Guidelines
Allegation: Abuse of Authority: Vehicle stop
Complainant: Black Male, 40-44
CCRB Conclusion: Within NYPD Guidelines
Penalty: Command Discipline - A
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Complaint #202106468, October 2021
Allegation: Force: Physical force
Complainant: Black Male, 15-17
CCRB Conclusion: Within NYPD Guidelines
Allegation: Force: Physical force
Complainant: Black Male, 15-17
CCRB Conclusion: Unfounded
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Complaint #201602969, April 2016
Allegation: Abuse of Authority: Premises entered and/or searched
CCRB Conclusion: Exonerated
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Complaint #202302899, March 2023
Allegation Complainant CCRB Conclusion
Force: Physical force Hispanic Female, 18-20 Closed - Pending Litigation
Force: Physical force Hispanic Female, 18-20 Closed - Pending Litigation
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Complaint #202208805, December 2022
Allegation Complainant CCRB Conclusion
Abuse of Authority: Vehicle search Black Male, 40-44 Within NYPD Guidelines
Abuse of Authority: Failure to provide RTKA card Black Male, 40-44 Substantiated (Command Discipline A)
NYPD Conclusion: No Disciplinary Action-DUP
Penalty: No penalty
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Complaint #202107300, November 2021
Allegation Complainant CCRB Conclusion
Abuse of Authority: Obstructed Shield Number Black Male, 40-44 Substantiated (Command Discipline A)
Force: Physical force Black Male, 40-44 Within NYPD Guidelines
Abuse of Authority: Interference with recording Black Male, 40-44 Within NYPD Guidelines
Abuse of Authority: Vehicle stop Black Male, 40-44 Within NYPD Guidelines
Penalty: Command Discipline - A
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Complaint #202106468, October 2021
Allegation Complainant CCRB Conclusion
Force: Physical force Black Male, 15-17 Within NYPD Guidelines
Force: Physical force Black Male, 15-17 Unfounded
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Complaint #201602969, April 2016
Allegation CCRB Conclusion
Abuse of Authority: Premises entered and/or searched Exonerated
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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.
'Within NYPD Guidelines': The alleged conduct occurred but did not violate the NYPD's own rules, which often give officers significant discretion.

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Discipline

Case: 2024-30433
Closed: 5/12/2024
Case Details:
  1. Violated patrol rules.
Recommendation: Command Discipline - A

Case: 2023-27980
Closed: 5/29/2023
Case Details:
  1. Violated uniform rules by obstructing his shield number
Penalty: A - Command Discipline
Recommendation: Command Discipline - A


Lawsuits

Richards, Kendraya vs City of New York, et al.
Case # 21CV02922, U.S. District Court - Southern District NY, April 27, 2021, ended April 25, 2022
$14,500 Settlement
Complaint
Description: On April 13, 2018, plaintiff went to a lounge with her friends and, deciding it was unsafe to drive after having a few drinks, went to sleep in her car with the seat reclined all the way back, car off, and keys out of the ignition. P.O. Christopher Hernandez and an unidentified officer approached plaintiff's vehicle and began banging on the window. P.O. Hernandez informed plaintiff that she looked intoxicated and was arrested. Plaintiff cooperated with the officers' instructions, but also adamantly voiced her position that she was not operating her vehicle. She was nonetheless arrested and charged with a misdemeanor of operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated. Plaintiff had to appear in court about ten ...