'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.
'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.
'Within NYPD Guidelines': The alleged conduct occurred but did not violate the NYPD's own rules, which often give officers significant discretion.
Further details on conclusion definitions.
Failed to make required entries in Department logs. Failed to submit reports.
made or caused to be made false or inaccurate entries in Department records.
failed to properly document investigatory actions..
Failed to follow firearms acquisition procedures.
Penalty: Vacation days (18 days)
Abused his authority as a member of the New York City Police Department in that he stopped a person known to the departmen without sufficient legal authority.
Abused his authority as a member of the New York City Police Department in that he frisked a person known to the Department without sufficient legal authority.
Penalty: Training, vacation days (3 days)
Named in 3 known lawsuits, $40,125 total settlements.
Ashley, Dushanne vs City of New York, et al.
Case # 14CV05559,
U.S. District Court - Eastern District NY, December 8, 2014, ended April 3, 2019
On April 19, 2013, police officers, including but not limited to defendants, entered an apartment. The plaintiff later entered the apartment. The police officers arrested the plaintiff and placed him in a police vehicle for 12 hours. At the precinct, the defendants strip searched the plaintiff and detained him for 2 hours. The defendants then detained the plaintiff at Central Booking for 30 hours. The defendant's criminal complaint stated that when the officers arrived at the apartment, they observed the plaintiff in possession of marihuana. However, a video was disclosed that showed the plaintiff arrived later.
Lynch, Michael vs City of New York, et al.
Case # 13CV05703,
U.S. District Court - Eastern District NY, October 24, 2013, ended May 20, 2014
Williams v. City of New York
Case # 12CV05153,
U.S. District Court - Eastern District NY
First Amended Complaint