James A. Mcbrown

Badge #2788, Black Male
Detective Grade 3 at 47th Precinct Detective Squad since May 2017, active
Also served at 48th Precinct
Service started July 2006, made $182,000 last year, Tax #942153

Discipline Cases:

Case: 2023-29412
Closed: 1/23/2024

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Lawsuit settlements:
$50,000   Sandoval, Alexis vs City of New York, et al., 2015 BCSC BCSC 026852/2015E
$45,000   Perez, James vs City of New York, et al., 2013 SDNY SDNY 13CV01197
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1 Complaint
1 Allegation
0 Substantiated
1 Exonerated

Complaint #200818354, December 2008
Allegation: Abuse of Authority: Gun Drawn
CCRB Conclusion: Exonerated
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Complaint #200818354, December 2008
Allegation CCRB Conclusion
Abuse of Authority: Gun Drawn 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.

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Case: 2023-29412
Closed: 1/23/2024
Case Details:
  1. Failed to safeguard a firearm resulting in an accidental discharge.
Penalty: C - Command Discipline, vacation days (15 days)
Recommendation: Charges and Specifications


Named in 3 known lawsuits, $95,000 total settlements.

Erby, Camrod vs City of New York, et al.
Case # 815298/2022E, Supreme Court - Bronx, November 1, 2022

Sandoval, Alexis vs City of New York, et al.
Case # 026852/2015E, Supreme Court - Bronx, December 17, 2015, ended February 15, 2019
$50,000 Settlement

Perez, James vs City of New York, et al.
Case # 13CV01197, U.S. District Court - Southern District NY, February 22, 2013, ended July 28, 2013
$45,000 Settlement
Description: On May 1, 2010, Plaintiff was approached by Defendants URBINA, KlVLEHAN, MCBROWN, and DOES while Plaintiff was seated behind the steering wheel of his parked car. Upon request, Plaintiff provided his license and car registration to Defendant KlVLEHAN. Plaintiff was then arrested and charged with Operating a Motor Vehicle While Under the Influence of Alcohol. Plaintiff was not under the influence of alcohol and had done nothing to justify his arrest. Plaintiff was detained until his arraignment in Criminal Court. Defendant URBINA signed the Criminal Court accusatory instrument. The charges against Plaintiff were dismissed on July 23, 2012.