Alexandru O. Anghel

Lieutenant at Police Service Area 3 since February 2022
Service started July 2004, made $185,000 last year, Tax #934403
White Male, 43

Substantiated Allegations:
Abuse of Authority: Question
Abuse of Authority: Refusal to obtain medical treatment
Abuse of Authority: Strip-searched
Abuse of Authority: Unlawful Summons
Abuse of Authority: Vehicle search
Discourtesy: Word (2)
Untruthful Statement: Misleading official statement

Discipline Cases:

Case: 2023-29603
Closed: 2/6/2024

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Lawsuit settlements:
$20,000   Whitaker, Mondaray vs City of New York, et al., 2019 EDNY EDNY 18CV06897
$25,000   Jordan, Brenda vs City of New York, et al., 2018 KCSC KCSC 524517/2018
$33,000   Miranda, Erica vs Bourne, Sekou A., et al., 2017 KCSC KCSC 521075/2016
$12,000   Trusty, Steven vs City of New York, et al., 2016 EDNY EDNY 16CV01155
$85,000   Daniels, Amber, et al. vs City of New York, et al., 2016 EDNY EDNY 16CV00190
$28,000   Drayton, Godborn, et al. vs City of New York, et al., 2015 EDNY EDNY 15CV04951
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Complaints

17 Complaints
38 Allegations
8 Substantiated
3 Substantiated (Charges)
5 Substantiated (Command Discipline A)
1 Alleged Victim Uncooperative
1 Complainant Uncooperative
9 Exonerated
2 Unfounded
11 Unsubstantiated
6 Within NYPD Guidelines

Complaint #202301237, February 2023
Allegation: Abuse of Authority: Refusal to provide name
Complainant: Black Male, 55-59
CCRB Conclusion: Unfounded
Allegation: Abuse of Authority: Stop
Complainant: Black Male, 55-59
CCRB Conclusion: Within NYPD Guidelines
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Complaint #202300098, December 2022
Allegation: Discourtesy: Word
Complainant: Male, 40-44
CCRB Conclusion: Substantiated (Command Discipline A)
NYPD Conclusion: No Disciplinary Action-DUP
Penalty: No penalty
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Complaint #202208480, December 2022
Allegation: Abuse of Authority: Refusal to obtain medical treatment
Complainant: Black Male, 18-20
CCRB Conclusion: Substantiated (Charges)
Allegation: Force: Physical force
Complainant: Black Male, 18-20
CCRB Conclusion: Within NYPD Guidelines
Allegation: Abuse of Authority: Vehicle search
Complainant: Black Male, 18-20
CCRB Conclusion: Substantiated (Command Discipline A)
APU Case Status: Pending
Penalty: APU - Decision Pending
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Complaint #202206066, September 2022
Allegation: Abuse of Authority: Question
Complainant: Black Female, 30-34
CCRB Conclusion: Substantiated (Command Discipline A)
Allegation: Untruthful Statement: Misleading official statement
CCRB Conclusion: Substantiated (Charges)
Allegation: Abuse of Authority: Unlawful Summons
Complainant: Black Female, 30-34
CCRB Conclusion: Substantiated (Charges)
APU Case Status: Pending
Penalty: APU - Decision Pending
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Complaint #202205522, August 2022
Allegation: Force: Physical force
Complainant: Black Female, 30-34
CCRB Conclusion: Within NYPD Guidelines
Allegation: Abuse of Authority: Threat of arrest
CCRB Conclusion: Within NYPD Guidelines
Allegation: Abuse of Authority: Seizure of property
CCRB Conclusion: Within NYPD Guidelines
Allegation: Discourtesy: Word
CCRB Conclusion: Substantiated (Command Discipline A)
Allegation: Force: Physical force
Complainant: Age 30-34
CCRB Conclusion: Within NYPD Guidelines
NYPD Conclusion: No Disciplinary Action-DUP
Penalty: No penalty
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Complaint #201900778, January 2019
Allegation: Abuse of Authority: Search of Premises
CCRB Conclusion: Exonerated
Allegation: Abuse of Authority: Entry of Premises
CCRB Conclusion: Exonerated
Allegation: Abuse of Authority: Threat to notify ACS
CCRB Conclusion: Exonerated
Allegation: Abuse of Authority: Refusal to show search warrant
Complainant: Female, 40
CCRB Conclusion: Unsubstantiated
Documents: Complaint Closing Report
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Complaint #201803488, May 2018
Allegation: Discourtesy: Word
Complainant: Male, 49
CCRB Conclusion: Unsubstantiated
Allegation: Abuse of Authority: Refusal to provide name
Complainant: Male, 49
CCRB Conclusion: Unsubstantiated
Allegation: Discourtesy: Word
Complainant: Black Male, 27
CCRB Conclusion: Unsubstantiated
Allegation: Discourtesy: Word
Complainant: Male, 49
CCRB Conclusion: Unsubstantiated
Allegation: Abuse of Authority: Search of Premises
CCRB Conclusion: Unsubstantiated
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Complaint #201803249, January 2018
Allegation: Abuse of Authority: Entry of Premises
Complainant: Black Male, 42
CCRB Conclusion: Exonerated
Allegation: Abuse of Authority: Search of Premises
CCRB Conclusion: Exonerated
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Complaint #201707410, September 2017
Allegation: Abuse of Authority: Search of Premises
CCRB Conclusion: Exonerated
Allegation: Abuse of Authority: Entry of Premises
CCRB Conclusion: Exonerated
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Complaint #201606611, July 2016
Allegation: Offensive Language: Gender
Complainant: Hispanic Female, 49
CCRB Conclusion: Unsubstantiated
Documents: Complaint Closing Report
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Complaint #201603032, April 2016
Allegation: Discourtesy: Word
Complainant: Black Female, 40
CCRB Conclusion: Unsubstantiated
Allegation: Abuse of Authority: Strip-searched
Complainant: Black Male, 56
CCRB Conclusion: Substantiated (Command Discipline A)
Penalty: Command Discipline - A
Documents: Complaint Closing Report
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Complaint #201508008, September 2015
Allegation: Abuse of Authority: Premises entered and/or searched
CCRB Conclusion: Exonerated
Allegation: Abuse of Authority: Refusal to show search warrant
Complainant: Black Female, 45
CCRB Conclusion: Unsubstantiated
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Complaint #201507440, August 2015
Allegation: Abuse of Authority: Threat to notify ACS
CCRB Conclusion: Alleged Victim Uncooperative
Allegation: Abuse of Authority: Premises entered and/or searched
CCRB Conclusion: Exonerated
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Complaint #201504134, May 2015
Allegation: Abuse of Authority: Refusal to show search warrant
Complainant: Black Female, 40
CCRB Conclusion: Unsubstantiated
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Complaint #201408617, August 2014
Allegation: Discourtesy: Word
Complainant: White Male, 56
CCRB Conclusion: Unsubstantiated
Documents: Complaint Closing Report
Complaint Interview Details
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Complaint #201406575, July 2014
Allegation: Discourtesy: Word
CCRB Conclusion: Complainant Uncooperative
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Complaint #201214712, November 2012
Allegation: Abuse of Authority: Refusal to provide name/shield number
Complainant: Black Female, 35
CCRB Conclusion: Unfounded
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Complaint #202301237, February 2023
Allegation Complainant CCRB Conclusion
Abuse of Authority: Refusal to provide name Black Male, 55-59 Unfounded
Abuse of Authority: Stop Black Male, 55-59 Within NYPD Guidelines
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Complaint #202300098, December 2022
Allegation Complainant CCRB Conclusion
Discourtesy: Word Male, 40-44 Substantiated (Command Discipline A)
NYPD Conclusion: No Disciplinary Action-DUP
Penalty: No penalty
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Complaint #202208480, December 2022
Allegation Complainant CCRB Conclusion
Abuse of Authority: Refusal to obtain medical treatment Black Male, 18-20 Substantiated (Charges)
Force: Physical force Black Male, 18-20 Within NYPD Guidelines
Abuse of Authority: Vehicle search Black Male, 18-20 Substantiated (Command Discipline A)
APU Case Status: Pending
Penalty: APU - Decision Pending
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Complaint #202206066, September 2022
Allegation Complainant CCRB Conclusion
Abuse of Authority: Question Black Female, 30-34 Substantiated (Command Discipline A)
Untruthful Statement: Misleading official statement Substantiated (Charges)
Abuse of Authority: Unlawful Summons Black Female, 30-34 Substantiated (Charges)
APU Case Status: Pending
Penalty: APU - Decision Pending
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Complaint #202205522, August 2022
Allegation Complainant CCRB Conclusion
Force: Physical force Black Female, 30-34 Within NYPD Guidelines
Abuse of Authority: Threat of arrest Within NYPD Guidelines
Abuse of Authority: Seizure of property Within NYPD Guidelines
Discourtesy: Word Substantiated (Command Discipline A)
Force: Physical force Age 30-34 Within NYPD Guidelines
NYPD Conclusion: No Disciplinary Action-DUP
Penalty: No penalty
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Complaint #201900778, January 2019
Allegation Complainant CCRB Conclusion
Abuse of Authority: Search of Premises Exonerated
Abuse of Authority: Entry of Premises Exonerated
Abuse of Authority: Threat to notify ACS Exonerated
Abuse of Authority: Refusal to show search warrant Female, 40 Unsubstantiated
Documents: Complaint Closing Report
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Complaint #201803488, May 2018
Allegation Complainant CCRB Conclusion
Discourtesy: Word Male, 49 Unsubstantiated
Abuse of Authority: Refusal to provide name Male, 49 Unsubstantiated
Discourtesy: Word Black Male, 27 Unsubstantiated
Discourtesy: Word Male, 49 Unsubstantiated
Abuse of Authority: Search of Premises Unsubstantiated
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Complaint #201803249, January 2018
Allegation Complainant CCRB Conclusion
Abuse of Authority: Entry of Premises Black Male, 42 Exonerated
Abuse of Authority: Search of Premises Exonerated
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Complaint #201707410, September 2017
Allegation CCRB Conclusion
Abuse of Authority: Search of Premises Exonerated
Abuse of Authority: Entry of Premises Exonerated
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Complaint #201606611, July 2016
Allegation Complainant CCRB Conclusion
Offensive Language: Gender Hispanic Female, 49 Unsubstantiated
Documents: Complaint Closing Report
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Complaint #201603032, April 2016
Allegation Complainant CCRB Conclusion
Discourtesy: Word Black Female, 40 Unsubstantiated
Abuse of Authority: Strip-searched Black Male, 56 Substantiated (Command Discipline A)
Penalty: Command Discipline - A
Documents: Complaint Closing Report
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Complaint #201508008, September 2015
Allegation Complainant CCRB Conclusion
Abuse of Authority: Premises entered and/or searched Exonerated
Abuse of Authority: Refusal to show search warrant Black Female, 45 Unsubstantiated
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Complaint #201507440, August 2015
Allegation CCRB Conclusion
Abuse of Authority: Threat to notify ACS Alleged Victim Uncooperative
Abuse of Authority: Premises entered and/or searched Exonerated
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Complaint #201504134, May 2015
Allegation Complainant CCRB Conclusion
Abuse of Authority: Refusal to show search warrant Black Female, 40 Unsubstantiated
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Complaint #201408617, August 2014
Allegation Complainant CCRB Conclusion
Discourtesy: Word White Male, 56 Unsubstantiated
Documents: Complaint Closing Report
Complaint Interview Details
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Complaint #201406575, July 2014
Allegation CCRB Conclusion
Discourtesy: Word Complainant Uncooperative
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Complaint #201214712, November 2012
Allegation Complainant CCRB Conclusion
Abuse of Authority: Refusal to provide name/shield number Black Female, 35 Unfounded
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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.
'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.
'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: 2023-29603
Closed: 2/6/2024
Case Details:
  1. Wrongfully discourteous.
Recommendation: Command Discipline - A


Lawsuits

Named in 9 known lawsuits, $203,000 total settlements.

Pagan, Joshua, et Al vs City of New York, et al.
Case # 23CV05980, U.S. District Court - Eastern District NY, August 8, 2023
Complaint
Description: On January 16, 2023, Plaintiff 1 was lawfully in the hallway outside of his apartment when defendant POs Francis, Alexandru, and Doe approached and arrested him, despite the fact that Plaintiff had committed no crime. Plaintiff was taken to the Precinct and subsequently released with two summonses, one of which was dismissed as legally insufficient. Regarding the other, the NYPD failed to file a legally acceptable accusatory instrument. On March 10, 2023, Plaintiff 2, a minor, heard gunshots and ran into Plaintiff 1's residence, where Plaintiff 1, Plaintiff 3, and Plaintiff 1's minor cousin, Plaintiff 4, were at home. Some time after, POs Francis, Alexandru, Kwong, and Does 2-10 arrived in the hallway outsid...

Valentin, Jose vs City of New York, et al.
Case # 522021/2019, Supreme Court - Kings, January 9, 2020

Whitaker, Mondaray vs City of New York, et al.
Case # 18CV06897, U.S. District Court - Eastern District NY, January 15, 2019, ended April 9, 2021
$20,000 Settlement
Complaint
Description: On August 17, 2016, defendant officers PO Rene Castellano [Sheild # 2610] arrested the plaintiff without cause and charged plaintiff with PL 220.21, PL 265.01, PL 221.05, PL 165.40. However, the plaintiff was not in possession of any controlled substance, weapon, or stolen property and did not commit any offense. Before his arrest, the Plaintiff was fixing a car with his friend and saw police officers enter a house about three buildings away. After arresting one guy inside the building, the officers approached the plaintiff and asked what was going on. After telling the officers he was fixing the car, the officer searched the Plaintiff and found nothing illegal. However, the superior officer instructed the offi...

Jordan, Brenda vs City of New York, et al.
Case # 524517/2018, Supreme Court - Kings, December 31, 2018, ended March 10, 2022
$25,000 Settlement
Complaint
Description: On September 8, 2017, P.O.s Garret Gorham, Alexandru Anghel, Jamar Goddard, and John Does 1-10 unlawfully entered 376 Autumn Avenue, Apt. 3B, Brooklyn, and searched it and all individuals present, including Plaintiff Brenda Jordan. Ms. Jordan informed the officers that she did not live at that address and produced her driver's license with her actual home address. The officers found no contraband anywhere in Ms. Jordan's possession or control. They had no probable cause or reasonable suspicion that she committed any crime. Nonetheless they handcuffed and arrested her. They took her to the 75th Precinct where she was photographed, fingerprinted, and detained for many hours before being taken to Central Booking a...

Poole, Darin vs City of New York, et al.
Case # 18CV00443, U.S. District Court - Eastern District NY, October 11, 2018

Miranda, Erica vs Bourne, Sekou A., et al.
Case # 521075/2016, Supreme Court - Kings, September 18, 2017, ended December 20, 2018
$33,000 Settlement

Trusty, Steven vs City of New York, et al.
Case # 16CV01155, U.S. District Court - Eastern District NY, March 9, 2016, ended April 11, 2017
$12,000 Settlement
Complaint, Amended Complaint
Description: 1st Incident: Defendant Officers approached Plaintiff outside NYCHA housing, asked for his ID, and threw him against the wall, chocked him, and assaulted him. Plaintiff lost consciousness and was sent to the hospital2nd incident: Defendant officers approached Plaintiff, took his keys from his pocket, and entered and searched his apartment.. IAB investigated both incidents. Plaintiff was not charged with a crime.

Daniels, Amber, et al. vs City of New York, et al.
Case # 16CV00190, U.S. District Court - Eastern District NY, January 20, 2016, ended February 13, 2020
$85,000 Settlement
Complaint, Amended Complaint
Description: Plaintiffs awoke to multiple officers in their apartment with guns drawn. Plaintiffs were not allowed to fully clothe themselves and were arrested and brought to the 88th Precinct while the officers searched their apartment. One Plaintiff was given a DAT that was later dismissed for an alleged marijuana cigarette that was found in the apartment.

Drayton, Godborn, et al. vs City of New York, et al.
Case # 15CV04951, U.S. District Court - Eastern District NY, September 3, 2015, ended April 3, 2017
$28,000 Settlement
Complaint, Amended Complaint
Description: Defendant Officers forcibly entered Plaintiff's apartment arrested them, and took them to the 84th Precinct. Excessive force was used to execute the arrest. Plaintiffs were charged criminally (charges not specified in complaint)

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