Nicholas M. Pallotto

Badge #9796, White Male
Police Officer at 121st Precinct since January 2019, active
Service started October 2017, made $79,100 last year, Tax #964695

Substantiated Allegations:
Abuse of Authority: Failure to provide RTKA card

Discipline Cases:

Case: 2024-29993
Closed: 3/3/2024

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Lawsuit settlements:
$150,000   Colon, William vs City of New York, et al., 2019 EDNY EDNY 19CV05387
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Complaints

1 Complaint
5 Allegations
1 Substantiated
1 Substantiated (Command Discipline A)
1 Unfounded
3 Within NYPD Guidelines

Complaint #202300949, August 2022
Allegation: Abuse of Authority: Other
Complainant: Black Male, 35-39
CCRB Conclusion: Unfounded
Allegation: Force: Nonlethal restraining device
Complainant: Black Male, 35-39
CCRB Conclusion: Within NYPD Guidelines
Allegation: Force: Physical force
Complainant: Black Male, 35-39
CCRB Conclusion: Within NYPD Guidelines
Allegation: Abuse of Authority: Vehicle search
Complainant: Black Male, 35-39
CCRB Conclusion: Within NYPD Guidelines
Allegation: Abuse of Authority: Failure to provide RTKA card
CCRB Conclusion: Substantiated (Command Discipline A)
NYPD Conclusion: No Disciplinary Action-DUP
Penalty: No penalty
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Complaint #202300949, August 2022
Allegation Complainant CCRB Conclusion
Abuse of Authority: Other Black Male, 35-39 Unfounded
Force: Nonlethal restraining device Black Male, 35-39 Within NYPD Guidelines
Force: Physical force Black Male, 35-39 Within NYPD Guidelines
Abuse of Authority: Vehicle search Black Male, 35-39 Within NYPD Guidelines
Abuse of Authority: Failure to provide RTKA card Substantiated (Command Discipline A)
NYPD Conclusion: No Disciplinary Action-DUP
Penalty: No penalty
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Conclusion Meanings:

'Substantiated': The alleged conduct occurred and it violated the rules. The NYPD has discretion over what, if any, discipline is imposed.
'Unfounded': Evidence suggests that the event or alleged conduct did not occur.
'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: 2024-29993
Closed: 3/3/2024
Case Details:
  1. Violated patrol rules.
Recommendation: Command Discipline - A


Lawsuits

Colon, William vs City of New York, et al.
Case # 19CV05387, U.S. District Court - Eastern District NY, October 22, 2019, ended February 22, 2023
$150,000 Settlement
Complaint
Description: On September 28, 2018, plaintiff William Colon, who has significant medical conditions and is approximately eighty-five pounds and four-foot eight inches tall, was sitting at home with his brother when PO Trabolse knocked on the door seeking entry. Plaintiff opened the door a few inches to speak with PO Trabolse after he threatened to break the door down. PO Trabolse reached through the crack and pushed plaintiff backwards, Trabolse then rushed into the apartment with PO John Doe 1. Once in the apartment, PO Trabolse grabbed plaintiff by his wrist, dragged him to a bed and pinned hime to the bed by bracing his elbows with his weight on plaintiff's chest. While this was happening, both plaintiff and his brother ...