'Substantiated': The alleged conduct occurred and it violated the rules. The NYPD has discretion over what, if any, discipline is imposed.
'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.
While on-duty, stopped and frisked an individual known to the Department without sufficient legal authority.
While on-duty, searched an individual known to the Department without sufficient legal authority.
Penalty: Vacation days (3 days)
Having been involved in a motor vehicle accident with a Department vehicle, failed to obtain vehicle accident information and notify command
Failed to make proper memo book entries
Made false statements in regard to vehicle accident
Penalty: Dismissal from the New York City Police Department; however, judgment is suspended and respondent will be placed on dismissal probation for a period of one year. Forfeiture of thirty suspension days, twenty vacation days.
Named in 3 known lawsuits, $60,000 total settlements.
Merchant, Theodore vs City of New York, et al.
Case # 507879/2020,
Supreme Court - Kings, September 15, 2020
Del Rosario, Enrique vs City of New York, et al.
Case # 15CV02139,
U.S. District Court - Eastern District NY, April 21, 2015, ended May 31, 2016
Defendant Officers severely assaulted Plaintiff for holding a video camera, stole the video camera, and charged him with 120.05, Attempted Assault in the Second Degree, ß 155.30 Attempted Grand Larceny in the Fourth Degree, 120.00 Attempted Assault in the Third Degree, ß 155.25 Attempted Petit Larceny, and ß 240.20 Disorderly Conduct, which resulted in an ACD
Gutierrez, Jose vs City of New York, et al.
Case # 15CV00220,
U.S. District Court - Eastern District NY, January 15, 2015, ended July 20, 2015
On June 8, 2014, plaintiff was arrested without cause. After learning his 15 year-old nephew was assaulted by an officer, plaintiff approached a parked police car to speak with the officer seated inside. After the police car pulled away, the plaintiff felt a body press against him and saw an officer behind him. Plaintiff heard an officer shout get him, so he placed his wrist behind himself in anticipation of being cuffed. Plaintiff was grabbed by officers and was led to a van and pushed inside. When in the vehicle, plaintiff was handcuffed. Plaintiff was arraigned for inciting to riot, amongst other charges based on falsified evidence by police officers Kristopher Martin and Pedro Vallecillo. Lieutenants Willia...