Eroll F. Cherenfant

Eroll F. Cherenfant

Eroll F. Cherenfant
Badge #10720, Black Male
Police Officer at Transit Bureau District 4 since April 2016
Also served at Transit Bureau, Transit Bureau Response Team
Service started January 2014, made $132,000 last year, Tax #955812

Substantiated Allegations:
Force: Physical force
Abuse of Authority: Bias-Based Policing (Race)
Abuse of Authority: Other
Abuse of Authority: Threat of arrest
Abuse of Authority: Threat re: removal to hospital (2)
Discourtesy: Word (4)
Offensive Language: Race

Discipline Cases:

Case: 2022-26182
Closed: 11/21/2022

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Complaints

6 Complaints
20 Allegations
11 Substantiated
2 Substantiated (Charges)
4 Substantiated (Command Discipline A)
5 Substantiated (Command Discipline B)
1 Complainant Unavailable
1 Complaint Withdrawn
2 Exonerated
4 Unfounded
1 Within NYPD Guidelines

Complaint #202306067, July 2023
Allegation: Abuse of Authority: Stop
Complainant: Black Male
CCRB Conclusion: Complaint Withdrawn
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Complaint #202207878, November 2022
Allegation: Force: Physical force
CCRB Conclusion: Substantiated (Command Discipline B)
Allegation: Discourtesy: Word
CCRB Conclusion: Substantiated (Command Discipline A)
NYPD Conclusion: APU Closed: Previously adjudicated, with discipline
APU Case Status: Closed: Previously adjudicated, with discipline, May 2024
Penalty: Command Discipline B 5 days
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Complaint #202207389, November 2022
Allegation: Force: Physical force
Complainant: Black Male, 55-59
CCRB Conclusion: Unfounded
Allegation: Offensive Language: Race
Complainant: Black Male, 55-59
CCRB Conclusion: Substantiated (Charges)
Allegation: Abuse of Authority: Bias-Based Policing (Race)
Complainant: Black Male, 55-59
CCRB Conclusion: Substantiated (Charges)
Allegation: Abuse of Authority: Threat of arrest
Complainant: Black Male, 55-59
CCRB Conclusion: Substantiated (Command Discipline B)
Allegation: Discourtesy: Word
Complainant: Black Male, 55-59
CCRB Conclusion: Substantiated (Command Discipline A)
Allegation: Discourtesy: Word
Complainant: Black Male, 55-59
CCRB Conclusion: Substantiated (Command Discipline A)
Allegation: Discourtesy: Word
Complainant: Black Male, 55-59
CCRB Conclusion: Substantiated (Command Discipline A)
Allegation: Abuse of Authority: Threat of arrest
Complainant: Black Male, 55-59
CCRB Conclusion: Within NYPD Guidelines
Allegation: Abuse of Authority: Other
Complainant: Black Male, 55-59
CCRB Conclusion: Substantiated (Command Discipline B)
APU Case Status: Pending
Penalty: APU - Decision Pending
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Complaint #202003118, May 2020
Allegation: Abuse of Authority: Threat of arrest
Complainant: American Indian Male, 35-39
CCRB Conclusion: Exonerated
Allegation: Abuse of Authority: Threat re: removal to hospital
Complainant: American Indian Male, 35-39
CCRB Conclusion: Substantiated (Command Discipline B)
Allegation: Abuse of Authority: Refusal to provide name
Complainant: American Indian Male, 35-39
CCRB Conclusion: Unfounded
Allegation: Abuse of Authority: Refusal to provide shield number
Complainant: American Indian Male, 35-39
CCRB Conclusion: Unfounded
Allegation: Abuse of Authority: Threat of arrest
Complainant: American Indian Male, 35-39
CCRB Conclusion: Exonerated
Allegation: Abuse of Authority: Threat re: removal to hospital
Complainant: American Indian Male, 35-39
CCRB Conclusion: Substantiated (Command Discipline B)
NYPD Conclusion: APU Closed: Charges not served
APU Case Status: Closed: Charges not served, July 2023
Documents: Complaint Closing Report
APU Quarterly Report summary
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Complaint #201601132, January 2016
Allegation: Abuse of Authority: Refusal to provide name/shield number
Complainant: Black Male, 21
CCRB Conclusion: Unfounded
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Complaint #201503904, May 2015
Allegation: Force: Physical force
Complainant: Hispanic Male, 30
CCRB Conclusion: Complainant Unavailable
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Complaint #202306067, July 2023
Allegation Complainant CCRB Conclusion
Abuse of Authority: Stop Black Male Complaint Withdrawn
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Complaint #202207878, November 2022
Allegation CCRB Conclusion
Force: Physical force Substantiated (Command Discipline B)
Discourtesy: Word Substantiated (Command Discipline A)
NYPD Conclusion: APU Closed: Previously adjudicated, with discipline
APU Case Status: Closed: Previously adjudicated, with discipline, May 2024
Penalty: Command Discipline B 5 days
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Complaint #202207389, November 2022
Allegation Complainant CCRB Conclusion
Force: Physical force Black Male, 55-59 Unfounded
Offensive Language: Race Black Male, 55-59 Substantiated (Charges)
Abuse of Authority: Bias-Based Policing (Race) Black Male, 55-59 Substantiated (Charges)
Abuse of Authority: Threat of arrest Black Male, 55-59 Substantiated (Command Discipline B)
Discourtesy: Word Black Male, 55-59 Substantiated (Command Discipline A)
Discourtesy: Word Black Male, 55-59 Substantiated (Command Discipline A)
Discourtesy: Word Black Male, 55-59 Substantiated (Command Discipline A)
Abuse of Authority: Threat of arrest Black Male, 55-59 Within NYPD Guidelines
Abuse of Authority: Other Black Male, 55-59 Substantiated (Command Discipline B)
APU Case Status: Pending
Penalty: APU - Decision Pending
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Complaint #202003118, May 2020
Allegation Complainant CCRB Conclusion
Abuse of Authority: Threat of arrest American Indian Male, 35-39 Exonerated
Abuse of Authority: Threat re: removal to hospital American Indian Male, 35-39 Substantiated (Command Discipline B)
Abuse of Authority: Refusal to provide name American Indian Male, 35-39 Unfounded
Abuse of Authority: Refusal to provide shield number American Indian Male, 35-39 Unfounded
Abuse of Authority: Threat of arrest American Indian Male, 35-39 Exonerated
Abuse of Authority: Threat re: removal to hospital American Indian Male, 35-39 Substantiated (Command Discipline B)
NYPD Conclusion: APU Closed: Charges not served
APU Case Status: Closed: Charges not served, July 2023
Documents: Complaint Closing Report
APU Quarterly Report summary
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Complaint #201601132, January 2016
Allegation Complainant CCRB Conclusion
Abuse of Authority: Refusal to provide name/shield number Black Male, 21 Unfounded
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Complaint #201503904, May 2015
Allegation Complainant CCRB Conclusion
Force: Physical force Hispanic Male, 30 Complainant Unavailable
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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: 2022-26182
Closed: 11/21/2022
Case Details:
  1. Wrongfully threatened to remove an individual to the hospital.
Recommendation: Charges and Specifications


Lawsuits

Howard, Zakiyah vs City of New York, et al.
Case # 156289/2022, Supreme Court - New York, August 5, 2022
Complaint
Description: On December 22, 2021 Police Officers Cherenfant, Guity, and Gennardo handcuffed Plaintiff and falsely accused her of having committed an assault. Officer Cherenfant slammed Plaintiff's body against a subway station staircase and struck her in the face and head multiple times with a closed fist. Plaintiff remained in custody until she was released on December 23, 2021. The false charges were terminated in Plaintiff's favor on February 28, 2022.

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