'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.
Diggs, Andre vs City of New York, et al.
Case # 17CV09730,
U.S. District Court - Southern District NY, January 3, 2018, ended September 3, 2018
Plaintiff was questioned by Defendant Officers without probable cause to which the Plaintiff began to run away, Defendant Officers arrested the Plaintiff without probable cause. The Plaintiff was arraigned on various charges based on fabricated evidence. Defendant Officer Plume was found not to be a credible witness.