Michael R. Levay

Michael R. Levay

Michael R. Levay
Badge #7109, White Male
Detective Grade 3 at 123rd Precinct Detective Squad since August 2015
Service started January 2008, made $186,000 last year, Tax #945916

Lawsuit settlements:
$10,000   Ores, Jeff vs City of New York, et al., 2013 EDNY EDNY 13CV07076
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1 Complaint
1 Allegation
0 Substantiated
1 Unable to Determine

Complaint #202205076, June 2022
Allegation: Discourtesy: Action
Complainant: Black Male, 40-44
CCRB Conclusion: Unable to Determine
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Complaint #202205076, June 2022
Allegation Complainant CCRB Conclusion
Discourtesy: Action Black Male, 40-44 Unable to Determine
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Conclusion Meanings:

'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 2 known lawsuits, $10,000 total settlements.

Gill, Daniel vs Rudolph W. Giuliani, et al.
Case # 23CV04087, U.S. District Court - Southern District NY, June 8, 2023
Description: On June 26, 2022, Plaintiff was working at his customary job at ShopRite when Giuliani entered for a typical campaign "meet-and-greet." While Giuliani was among his supporters, Plaintiff placed his hand on Giuliani's back and called him a "scumbag." Video footage captured the entire encounter. Someone called 911 and police officers arrived on the scene. Giuliani falsely claimed to the officers that Plaintiff smacked him very hard on the back and his back hurt. Officer Matthew T. McCarthy, at Giuliani's insistence and on orders from Sergeant Milatta, falsely arrested Plaintiff for a violent felony offense without reviewing the video. The false complaint and charge were approved by Officer Michael Levay (who did ...

Ores, Jeff vs City of New York, et al.
Case # 13CV07076, U.S. District Court - Eastern District NY, December 18, 2013, ended August 21, 2014
$10,000 Settlement
Description: On September 12, 2013, defendant officers arrested plaintiff without cause and charged plaintiff with violation of NYCRR 1050.9(d) ‘Restricted Areas and Activities.’ Prior to the arrest, plaintiff exited a train and was about to exit the train station when defendant officers ran up to the plaintiff and arrested the plaintiff. The plaintiff was then immediately ordered by defendant officers to submit himself to an illegal search, with defendant officers pushing, shoving and kicking the plaintiff. Even though defendant officers did not find anything illegal from their search, defendant officers nonetheless tightly handcuffed the plaintiff with his hands placed behind his back. After falsely arresting the inno...