Thomas Chan

Lieutenant at Payroll and Benefits Division since December 2021, active
Service started July 2006, made $158,000 last year, Tax #941535
Asian Male

Lawsuit settlements:
$40,000   Rosales, Melissa vs City of New York, et al., 2017 EDNY EDNY 17CV02567
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Complaints

8 Complaints
10 Allegations
0 Substantiated
2 Complainant Unavailable
2 Complaint Withdrawn
2 Exonerated
4 Unsubstantiated

Complaint #202007201, October 2020
Allegation: Force: Physical force
Complainant: Age 26
CCRB Conclusion: Complainant Unavailable
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Complaint #201909384, October 2018
Allegation: Abuse of Authority: Threat re: removal to hospital
Complainant: Black Female, 70
CCRB Conclusion: Unsubstantiated
Documents: Complaint Closing Report
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Complaint #201807452, August 2018
Allegation: Abuse of Authority: Forcible Removal to Hospital
Complainant: Black Female, 47
CCRB Conclusion: Exonerated
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Complaint #201902742, March 2018
Allegation: Force: Physical force
Complainant: Black Female, 64
CCRB Conclusion: Unsubstantiated
Allegation: Abuse of Authority: Entry of Premises
CCRB Conclusion: Unsubstantiated
Documents: Complaint Closing Report
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Complaint #201709052, October 2017
Allegation: Discourtesy: Word
Complainant: Female, 41
CCRB Conclusion: Unsubstantiated
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Complaint #201510229, November 2015
Allegation: Force: Physical force
Complainant: Hispanic Male, 34
CCRB Conclusion: Exonerated
Documents: Complaint Closing Report
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Complaint #201506506, July 2015
Allegation: Force: Physical force
Complainant: Asian Male, 36
CCRB Conclusion: Complainant Unavailable
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Complaint #201507244, July 2015
Allegation: Abuse of Authority: Threat of arrest
Complainant: White Female, 48
CCRB Conclusion: Complaint Withdrawn
Allegation: Discourtesy: Other
Complainant: White Female, 48
CCRB Conclusion: Complaint Withdrawn
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Complaint #202007201, October 2020
Allegation Complainant CCRB Conclusion
Force: Physical force Age 26 Complainant Unavailable
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Complaint #201909384, October 2018
Allegation Complainant CCRB Conclusion
Abuse of Authority: Threat re: removal to hospital Black Female, 70 Unsubstantiated
Documents: Complaint Closing Report
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Complaint #201807452, August 2018
Allegation Complainant CCRB Conclusion
Abuse of Authority: Forcible Removal to Hospital Black Female, 47 Exonerated
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Complaint #201902742, March 2018
Allegation Complainant CCRB Conclusion
Force: Physical force Black Female, 64 Unsubstantiated
Abuse of Authority: Entry of Premises Unsubstantiated
Documents: Complaint Closing Report
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Complaint #201709052, October 2017
Allegation Complainant CCRB Conclusion
Discourtesy: Word Female, 41 Unsubstantiated
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Complaint #201510229, November 2015
Allegation Complainant CCRB Conclusion
Force: Physical force Hispanic Male, 34 Exonerated
Documents: Complaint Closing Report
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Complaint #201506506, July 2015
Allegation Complainant CCRB Conclusion
Force: Physical force Asian Male, 36 Complainant Unavailable
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Complaint #201507244, July 2015
Allegation Complainant CCRB Conclusion
Abuse of Authority: Threat of arrest White Female, 48 Complaint Withdrawn
Discourtesy: Other White Female, 48 Complaint Withdrawn
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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.
'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.

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Lawsuits

Named in 2 known lawsuits, $40,000 total settlements.

Rosales, Melissa vs City of New York, et al.
Case # 17CV02567, U.S. District Court - Eastern District NY, July 6, 2017, ended May 14, 2018
$40,000 Settlement
Complaint
Description: On January 29, 2016, Plaintiff took her lawfully-prescribed medication in Brooklyn, New York. Believing Plaintiff looked unwell after taking her medication, Plaintiff’s fiancé called 911 over Plaintiff’s objection. An ambulance—with two EMTs—and an NYPD vehicle with two officers—Thomas Chan and Carlos Chu—arrived. One of the EMTs asked Plaintiff to enter the ambulance, but Plaintiff informed the EMT she was refusing treatment. The NYPD officers told Plaintiff she could not refuse treatment, but Plaintiff restated her wish. Either Officer Chan or Chu grabbed Plaintiff’s right arm, threw her to the ground, and twisted her right arm behind her back while pushing it towards her neck in a painful manner. Plaintiff h...

Lass, Randi, et al. vs City of New York, et al.
Case # 160125/2016, Supreme Court - New York, December 16, 2016, ended January 30, 2017
Zero Disposition