'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.
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Named in 5 known lawsuits, $60,000 total settlements.
Taylor, Roy vs City of New York, et al.
Case # 000224-2020,
Civil Court - Kings, September 22, 2020
Mont, Shannon, et al. vs City of New York, et al.
Case # 19CV08770,
U.S. District Court - Southern District NY, September 26, 2019, ended August 24, 2020
On June 12, 2017 Plaintiffs Shannon Mott and Dionesy Vargas were appraoched and arrested without cause by Det. Michael Dye, Lt. Thomas Fabrizi, Sgt James Gerrity and/or Jean Fransisco on suspicion of possession or sale of marijuana. At the 30th precinct plaintiffs were subject to a strip search. Plaintiffs were held for 24 hours. In January 2018 the narcotics charges against both Plaintiffs were dismissed.
Taylor, Roy vs C.O. Nieves, et al.
Case # 17CV07360,
U.S. District Court - Southern District NY, May 22, 2018, ended November 30, 2020
On April 10, 2017, Defendant OBCC Captains Isaac and Nieves sprayed plaintiff Roy Taylor with a chemical agent after Mr. Taylor had left his cell to walk toward the showers. On the previous day, the Deputy Warden of the prison had announced that all inmates would be afforded showers; however, defendant Captains Isaac and Nieves ignored this announcement and maced Mr. Taylor as he exited his cell. After this incident, Defendant Officer Slack handcuffed Mr. Taylor, despite Mr. Taylor already having a broken wrist and possessing a doctor's note stating that he should not be kept in handcuffs. Defendants Officer Slack and Captains Isaac and Nieves then transported Mr. Taylor to a shower area, where they forced him ...
George, Saykou vs City of New York, et al.
Case # 158199/2016,
Supreme Court - New York, March 17, 2017
Marshall, Kevin vs City of New York, et al.
Case # 13CV08849,
U.S. District Court - Southern District NY, December 19, 2013, ended October 1, 2014
While Plaintiff was entering his apartment, Defendant Officers followed him and forced their way through the door and assaulted and maced Plaintiff. Officers continued to beat Plaintiff while they transported him to PSA 7 Precinct.