'Exonerated': or 'Within NYPD Guidelines' - the alleged conduct occurred but did not violate the NYPD's own rules, which often give officers significant discretion.
'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.
Named in 5 known lawsuits, $58,500 total settlements.
Alexander, Elijah vs P.O. Cash, Gerard, et al.
Case # 511919/2018,
Supreme Court - Kings, August 6, 2018, ended January 31, 2022
Jaime, Luis Jimmy, et al. vs City of New York, et al.
Case # 17CV08575,
U.S. District Court - Southern District NY, November 13, 2017, ended November 8, 2018
On January 24, 2017, ten NYPD officers entered plaintiffs' apartment at 285 Throop Avenue in Brooklyn with guns drawn. The unidentified officers thew plaintiff Luis Jimmy Jaime on his head, face down, handcuffed him, and picked him up by both arms. The officers ignored plaintiffs' request to loosen his handcuffs, and his wrists swelled and bruised. The officers refused to show a warrant, and opened multiple safes in the department, taking plaintiff's life savings. An officer struck plaintiff Luis Jame on his back with a closed fist while plaintiff was walking away from a safe. Plaintiff's life savings, constituting $6,000, were taken by the arresting officers, along with $47,000 belonging to plaintiff Javier Ja...
Elliott-Owens, Denise as Adm of Owens, Na'im (deceased) vs City of New York, et al.
Case # 15CV04751,
U.S. District Court - Eastern District NY, August 18, 2015, ended April 17, 2019
After public outcry over his brother death in 2007 at the hands of police, Naim Owens was repeatedly harassed by NYPD officers. In 2014, Naim himself was shot at 18 times by police officers at hit in the torso. He died a week later because of the wound. Plaintiff alleges that not only did the police lie and say that Naim was armed when he was shot, but that they also interfered with his physical recovery.
Beckles, Shane vs City of New York, et al.
Case # 020418/2013,
Supreme Court - Kings, December 5, 2013
O'Brien v. City of New York et al
Case # 12CV02831,
U.S. District Court - Eastern District NY
First Amended Complaint
When Plaintiff noticed her friend in the back of a police car she asked defendant officers why she was being arrested. In response, officers threw her to the ground, tightly handcuffed her, and brought her to the 79th Precinct, where she was denied medical attention and charged with resisting arrest, which was ACD'd at arraignments.