'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, $100,000 total settlements.
Mcdonald, Jarrel vs City of New York, et al.
Case # 000146/2017,
Supreme Court - Queens, January 9, 2017, ended April 25, 2019
Marshall, Rodney vs City of New York, et al.
Case # 15CV06096,
U.S. District Court - Eastern District NY, October 27, 2015, ended August 15, 2017
Second Amended Complaint
Plaintiff was getting something from his car's trunk when a woman, an undercover, approached and offered sex for money, which he declined. Nevertheless, Plaintiff was arrested and given a DAT for soliciting prostitution which was later ACD'd.
Cartagena, Christopher vs City of New York, et al.
Case # 706682/2015,
Supreme Court - Queens, June 30, 2015, ended September 16, 2015