Michael A. Meneses

Michael A. Meneses

Michael A. Meneses
Badge #11225, Hispanic Male
Police Officer at 44th Precinct Detective Squad since June 2023, active
Also served at 44th Precinct
Service started October 2017, made $122,000 last year, Tax #964654

Substantiated Allegations:
Abuse of Authority: Frisk
Abuse of Authority: Stop

Discipline Cases:

Case: 2024-29962
Closed: 4/1/2024

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Lawsuit settlements:
$25,000   Mcnealy, Alex, et al. vs City of New York, et al., 2020 BCSC BCSC 029280/2020
$20,000   Santiago, Aaron vs City of New York, et al., 2018 BCSC BCSC 034034/2018E
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Complaints

3 Complaints
8 Allegations
2 Substantiated
2 Substantiated (Command Discipline A)
3 Complainant Uncooperative
1 Exonerated
2 Within NYPD Guidelines

Complaint #202208483, October 2022
Allegation: Abuse of Authority: Stop
Complainant: Male, 25-29
CCRB Conclusion: Substantiated (Command Discipline A)
Allegation: Abuse of Authority: Search (of person)
Complainant: Male, 25-29
CCRB Conclusion: Within NYPD Guidelines
Allegation: Abuse of Authority: Seizure of property
Complainant: Male, 25-29
CCRB Conclusion: Within NYPD Guidelines
Allegation: Abuse of Authority: Frisk
Complainant: Male, 25-29
CCRB Conclusion: Substantiated (Command Discipline A)
NYPD Conclusion: No Disciplinary Action-DUP
Penalty: No penalty
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Complaint #201907922, September 2019
Allegation: Abuse of Authority: Vehicle search
Complainant: Male, 20
CCRB Conclusion: Complainant Uncooperative
Allegation: Abuse of Authority: Threat of arrest
Complainant: Male, 20
CCRB Conclusion: Complainant Uncooperative
Allegation: Discourtesy: Word
Complainant: Male, 20
CCRB Conclusion: Complainant Uncooperative
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Complaint #202103883, June 2019
Allegation: Force: Physical force
Complainant: Hispanic Male, 21-24
CCRB Conclusion: Exonerated
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Complaint #202208483, October 2022
Allegation Complainant CCRB Conclusion
Abuse of Authority: Stop Male, 25-29 Substantiated (Command Discipline A)
Abuse of Authority: Search (of person) Male, 25-29 Within NYPD Guidelines
Abuse of Authority: Seizure of property Male, 25-29 Within NYPD Guidelines
Abuse of Authority: Frisk Male, 25-29 Substantiated (Command Discipline A)
NYPD Conclusion: No Disciplinary Action-DUP
Penalty: No penalty
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Complaint #201907922, September 2019
Allegation Complainant CCRB Conclusion
Abuse of Authority: Vehicle search Male, 20 Complainant Uncooperative
Abuse of Authority: Threat of arrest Male, 20 Complainant Uncooperative
Discourtesy: Word Male, 20 Complainant Uncooperative
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Complaint #202103883, June 2019
Allegation Complainant CCRB Conclusion
Force: Physical force Hispanic Male, 21-24 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.
'Substantiated': The alleged conduct occurred and it violated the rules. The NYPD has discretion over what, if any, discipline is imposed.
'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: 2024-29962
Closed: 4/1/2024
Case Details:
  1. Wrongfully frisked an individual known to the Department.
  2. Wrongfully stopped an individual known to the Department.
Recommendation: Command Discipline - B


Lawsuits

Named in 6 known lawsuits, $45,000 total settlements.

Peguero, Jason vs City of New York, et al.
Case # 806640/2023E, Supreme Court - Bronx, April 27, 2023

Acosta, Eury vs City of New York, et al.
Case # 804419/2022E, Supreme Court - Bronx, April 5, 2022

C. E. an Infant By His Mng Delvalle, Krystal vs City of New York, et al.
Case # 804435/2022E, Supreme Court - Bronx, April 5, 2022

Mcnealy, Alex, et al. vs City of New York, et al.
Case # 032661/2019E, Supreme Court - Bronx, August 31, 2020

Mcnealy, Alex, et al. vs City of New York, et al.
Case # 029280/2020, Supreme Court - Bronx, August 31, 2020, ended June 23, 2022
$25,000 Settlement

Santiago, Aaron vs City of New York, et al.
Case # 034034/2018E, Supreme Court - Bronx, December 14, 2018, ended August 10, 2020
$20,000 Settlement
Complaint
Description: On July 14, 2018, at approximately 12:00 a.m., in the vicinity of Nelson Avenue and West 166th Street, County of Bronx, State of New York, NYPD Officers Michael Menses (Shield No. 11225), Richard Castellano (Shield No. 25087) and John Doe, absent an arrest warrant, probable cause, reasonable cause or any legal justification, approached Plaintiff Aaron Santiago for no reason, and based on fraud, perjury and misrepresentations, stopped, searched, grabbed, assaulted, battered, and detained him in an aggressive and excessive manner. Plaintiff alleges that this stop was a part of New York City's "Stop and Frisk" policy and that it was racially motivated. Plaintiff was subjected to a strip search while in the cust...