Luke N. Speranza

Luke N. Speranza

Luke N. Speranza
Badge #2895, White Male
Detective Grade 3 at 52nd Precinct Detective Squad since October 2022, active
Also served at 40th Precinct
Service started April 2018, made $66,700 last year, Tax #965879

Substantiated Allegations:
Abuse of Authority: Entry of Premises
Abuse of Authority: Search of recording device
Discourtesy: Word

Discipline Cases:

Case: 2022-26184
Closed: 10/19/2022

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Complaints

4 Complaints
9 Allegations
3 Substantiated
1 Substantiated (Command Discipline B)
2 Substantiated (Command Discipline A)
3 Exonerated
1 Unfounded
2 Within NYPD Guidelines

Complaint #202203603, June 2022
Allegation: Abuse of Authority: Search of recording device
CCRB Conclusion: Substantiated (Command Discipline A)
Allegation: Abuse of Authority: Entry of Premises
Complainant: Hispanic Female, 45-49
CCRB Conclusion: Substantiated (Command Discipline B)
APU Case Status: Pending
Penalty: APU - Decision Pending
additional details

Complaint #202106547, October 2021
Allegation: Abuse of Authority: Entry of Premises
CCRB Conclusion: Within NYPD Guidelines
Allegation: Force: Physical force
Complainant: Hispanic Female, 40-44
CCRB Conclusion: Unfounded
Allegation: Abuse of Authority: Entry of Premises
CCRB Conclusion: Within NYPD Guidelines
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Complaint #202006011, August 2020
Allegation: Abuse of Authority: Threat of arrest
Complainant: Black Female, 50-54
CCRB Conclusion: Exonerated
Allegation: Abuse of Authority: Threat of arrest
Complainant: Black Male, 40-44
CCRB Conclusion: Exonerated
additional details

Complaint #202003128, May 2020
Allegation: Discourtesy: Word
CCRB Conclusion: Substantiated (Command Discipline A)
Allegation: Abuse of Authority: Vehicle search
Complainant: Hispanic Male, 21-24
CCRB Conclusion: Exonerated
NYPD Conclusion: No Disciplinary Action-DUP
Penalty: No penalty
additional details

Complaint #202203603, June 2022
Allegation Complainant CCRB Conclusion
Abuse of Authority: Search of recording device Substantiated (Command Discipline A)
Abuse of Authority: Entry of Premises Hispanic Female, 45-49 Substantiated (Command Discipline B)
APU Case Status: Pending
Penalty: APU - Decision Pending
additional details
Complaint #202106547, October 2021
Allegation Complainant CCRB Conclusion
Abuse of Authority: Entry of Premises Within NYPD Guidelines
Force: Physical force Hispanic Female, 40-44 Unfounded
Abuse of Authority: Entry of Premises Within NYPD Guidelines
additional details
Complaint #202006011, August 2020
Allegation Complainant CCRB Conclusion
Abuse of Authority: Threat of arrest Black Female, 50-54 Exonerated
Abuse of Authority: Threat of arrest Black Male, 40-44 Exonerated
additional details
Complaint #202003128, May 2020
Allegation Complainant CCRB Conclusion
Discourtesy: Word Substantiated (Command Discipline A)
Abuse of Authority: Vehicle search Hispanic Male, 21-24 Exonerated
NYPD Conclusion: No Disciplinary Action-DUP
Penalty: No penalty
additional details

Conclusion Meanings:

'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.
'Unfounded': Evidence suggests that the event or alleged conduct did not occur.
'Within NYPD Guidelines': The alleged conduct occurred but did not violate the NYPD's own rules, which often give officers significant discretion.

Further details on conclusion definitions.


Discipline

Case: 2022-26184
Closed: 10/19/2022
Case Details:
  1. Wrongfully discourteous.
Recommendation: Command Discipline - A


Lawsuits

Named in 2 known lawsuits.

Jones, Shannon, et al. vs Police Department, Nyc., et al.
Case # 811888/2021E, Supreme Court - Bronx, October 26, 2021

Jones, Shannon, et al. vs Police Department, Nyc., et al.
Case # 21CV10082, U.S. District Court - Southern District NY, October 26, 2021, ended February 7, 2022
Administrative Closing
Complaint
Description: On Jne 4, 2020, Plaintiffs were peacefully attending a protest, when SRG officers in full riot gear formed aline with their bicycles to block protestors for walking any further. The officers used their bicycles as weapons, pushing the protestors back. Protestors were trapped and unable to leave, and NYPD (including Monahan and Lehr) failed to respond to their pleas. Per order of Monahan, Plaintiff Jones was grabbed, seized, chocked, and thrown to the ground by PO Wilson. PO Doe 1 assisted in the arrest, and both him and PO Wilson put their full weight on Plaintiff Jones while she was faced down on the ground, not resisting. After removing her from the ground, the Defendants placed her in extremely tight zip tie...

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