Brown, Margie vs City of New York, et al.
Case # 16CV06244,
U.S. District Court - Eastern District NY, March 16, 2017, ended March 20, 2018
On May 29, 2016, Plaintiff called 911 to report an instance of sexual abuse to NYPD Officer James, Officer Vega, and Sergeant Martinez. The officers asked plaintiff if she needed EMS services; she said no. Plaintiff was then detained for 8.5 hours. At some point Officer James told Plaintiff she was being detained while they waited for information about her from DHS. At no point did the officers tell Plaintiff that they were actually waiting for EMS to transport the plaintiff to the hospital for a psych evaluation. Plaintiff was transported to the hospital by EMS—including FDNY employee Alexander Auriline—but was never told why. When she arrived at the hospital, Plaintiff was not told what type of treatment she ...