'Exonerated': or 'Within NYPD Guidelines' - the alleged conduct occurred but did not violate the NYPD's own rules, which often give officers significant discretion.
'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 3 known lawsuits, $1,607,500 total settlements.
Carvajal, Francisco, Jr. as Adm of The Estate of Carvajal, Francisco, Sr. (deceased) vs City of New York, et al.
Case # 16CV05410,
U.S. District Court - Eastern District NY, September 29, 2016, ended May 30, 2017
An altercation was occurring involving a knife between the plaintiff and another civilian. The defendant officers were called to the scene, but when they arrived they panicked and opened fire killing both civilians.
Laureano Jr., Rafael as Adm of The Estate of Laureano Sr., Rafael vs City of New York, et al.
Case # 15CV05311,
U.S. District Court - Eastern District NY, September 17, 2015, ended March 27, 2017
Defendant officers responded to a domestic disturbance call. They asked Plaintiff to help them break down the victim's door. Defendant officers fired numerous shots inside of an apartment, hitting both perpetrator and Bystander/ìGood Samaritanî Plaintiff. Plaintiff died as a result of the shots and defendant officers covered it up.
Lormil, Paul Obo L., I. vs City of New York, et al.
Case # 14CV00549,
U.S. District Court - Eastern District NY, January 28, 2014, ended October 8, 2014
Plaintiff was waiting for the bus when defendant officers approached him. They place him under arrests with tight handcuffs. Plaintiff was then brought to the 70th precinct where he was charged with unknown charges. The DA declined to prosecute the case.