'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.
Named in 3 known lawsuits, $33,501 total settlements.
Pallet, Chestom vs City of New York, et al.
Case # 811386/2021E,
Supreme Court - Bronx, August 23, 2021
Olivieri, Christopher vs City of New York, et al.
Case # 17CV05947,
U.S. District Court - Southern District NY, September 22, 2017, ended February 26, 2018
May 11, 2016 incident: Plaintiff was with his girlfriend and another woman who are both "painted ladies" or "desnudas" in Times Square. Some male passersby began to harass the women by calling them "hos" and throwing up gang-related signs. Defendants Police Officer Juillet and Police Officer FNU Ponce arrived to surround the plaintiff and women. Defendant Juillet told the plaintiff to keep his mouth shut because he heard reports of the plaintiff arguing and fighting with people earlier in the day. The defendant also mentioned that he had been waiting to get the plaintiff out of Times Square and that he is not a man to mess with. Defendant Juillet asked for the plaintiff's identification and subsequently for his...
Means, Nakia vs City of New York, et al.
Case # 16CV02229,
U.S. District Court - Eastern District NY, May 5, 2016, ended December 28, 2016
Defendant Officers pulled Plaintiff's car over for an alleged broken headlight. Plaintiff explained that it wasn't broken when Defendant Officer Rodriguez dragged Plaintiff out of the car, handcuffed her, and took her to the 74th Precinct. Plaintiff had various criminal charges filed against her that were later dismissed.