'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.
Named in 3 known lawsuits, $85,001 total settlements.
Moore, Noel vs Police, Department Of, Nyc
Case # 21CV06600,
U.S. District Court - Southern District NY, July 8, 2021, ended April 19, 2022
On June 1, 2020, Plaintiff participated in a peaceful protest. Officers placed barricades around plaintiff and others and began to arrest protestors, including plaintiff. Ofc. Adam Mellusi grabbed plaintiff and brought him to the ground. Plaintiff told the officer that he hadn't done anything wrong. Ofcs. Giselle Rodriguez, Joel Martinez, Alexander Bustamonte, and a John Doe came over and struck plaintiff to the ground, tasered him, and arrested him with tight handcuffs. Plaintiff had done nothing unlawful while protesting. Plaintiff complaint that his cuffs were too tight and Ofc. Domarecki intentionally stepped on plaintiff's hands and wrists. Plaintiff suffered injuries to his back, hands, wrists, ribs, legs...
Miles, David vs City of New York, et al.
Case # 510160/2019,
Supreme Court - Kings, May 21, 2019, ended October 14, 2020
Johnson, Lossell vs City of New York, et al.
Case # 704937/2014,
Supreme Court - Queens, July 18, 2014, ended April 29, 2015