'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.
Taylor, Dayahan vs City of New York, et al.
Case # 17CV06491,
U.S. District Court - Southern District NY, August 31, 2017, ended October 23, 2018
Defendant Officer Rodney approached Plaintiff on the street, searched him, arrested him, and brought him to PSA 5. Plaintiff was falsely charged with marijuana possession but the charge was later dismissed on speedy trial provisions.