Abuse of Authority: Search Of Premises

This page contains all allegations assigned to this category by the CCRB. Multiple similar allegations can appear for the same officer because a complaint received from a civilian can include multiple allegations.

Officers With Complaints
129
Complaints
136
Allegations
159

What the CCRB’s Conclusions Mean

Substantiated: The alleged conduct occurred and it violated the rules. (Here is a breakdown of the types of discipline the CCRB can recommend. The NYPD can choose to ignore those recommendations. It has discretion over what, if any, discipline is imposed.)

Exonerated: The alleged conduct occurred but did not violate the NYPD’s rules, which often give officers significant discretion over use of force.

Unsubstantiated: The CCRB has fully investigated but could not affirmatively conclude both that the conduct occurred and that it broke the rules.

Officer Rank at Time of Complaint Officer Details Complainant Details CCRB Conclusion Year Received
Robert Obrien Police Officer White male Not available Exonerated 2020
Paul Viar Detective White male Not available Substantiated (Command Discipline A) 2019
Matthew Caulfield Police Officer White male Not available Substantiated (Formalized Training) 2019
Damon Martin Sergeant Black male Black female, 59 years old Exonerated 2019
Diego Dejesus Sergeant Hispanic male Not available Exonerated 2019
Thomas Guy Detective Black male Not available Substantiated (Formalized Training) 2019
Henry Rivera Police Officer Hispanic male Not available Unsubstantiated 2019
Jeremiah Williams Detective Black male Not available Unsubstantiated 2019
Teara Wilson Sergeant Black female Not available Exonerated 2019
Bjondin Skender Police Officer White male Not available Unsubstantiated 2019
Jonathan Taveras Police Officer Hispanic male Not available Exonerated 2019
Joseph Dalbero Sergeant White male Not available Unsubstantiated 2019
Triston Trunk Police Officer Hispanic male White male, 87 years old Exonerated 2019
Triston Trunk Police Officer Hispanic male Refused female Exonerated 2019
Thomas Alps Deputy Inspector White male Not available Unsubstantiated 2019
Vicente Cardenas Police Officer Hispanic male Not available Substantiated (Formalized Training) 2019
Robert Dominicci Police Officer Hispanic male Black female, 61 years old Substantiated (Command Discipline B) 2019
Matthew Pena Detective Hispanic male Not available Exonerated 2019
Stephen Dunne Police Officer Asian male Not available Exonerated 2019
Alexandru Anghel Sergeant White male Not available Exonerated 2019
Dmaine Freeland Detective Black male Not available Exonerated 2019
Derek Epstein Lieutenant White male Black female, 47 years old Substantiated (Command Lvl Instructions) 2019
Michael Cozier Sergeant White male Not available Substantiated (Formalized Training) 2019
Thomas Napolitano Detective White male Not available Unsubstantiated 2019
Albert Jackson Detective Black male Not available Exonerated 2019
Michael Cozier Sergeant White male Black male, 47 years old Exonerated 2019
Pedro Rodriguez Police Officer Hispanic male Not available Substantiated (Formalized Training) 2019
Jay Castillo Police Officer Hispanic male Black male, 31 years old Substantiated (Formalized Training) 2019
Jeremiah Williams Detective Black male Not available Substantiated (Command Discipline A) 2019
Jose Cintron Detective Hispanic male Asian male, 64 years old Exonerated 2019
Michael Dunn Lieutenant White male Hispanic female, 37 years old Unsubstantiated 2019
Kimberley Bove Sergeant White female Hispanic male, 35 years old Substantiated (Command Lvl Instructions) 2019
Paul Dieugenia Sergeant White male Black female, 61 years old Substantiated (Command Discipline B) 2019
Michael Sogluizzo Detective White male Not available Exonerated 2019
Joel Bolivar Police Officer Hispanic male Not available Exonerated 2019
Nelson Ayala Sergeant Hispanic male Not available Exonerated 2019
Steven Acevedo Detective Hispanic male Not available Exonerated 2019
Nicholas Bekas Police Officer White male Not available Unsubstantiated 2019
Robert Carbone Detective White male Not available Exonerated 2019
Edwin Lau Police Officer Asian male Not available Unsubstantiated 2019
Mark Mobarek Police Officer White male Not available Exonerated 2019
Edwin Lau Police Officer Asian male Not available Exonerated 2019
Michael Mendez Police Officer Hispanic male Not available Exonerated 2019
Daniel Ludemann Detective White male Not available Exonerated 2019
Victor Rosario Detective Hispanic male Not available Exonerated 2019
Oliver Castillo Sergeant Hispanic male Black male, 31 years old Exonerated 2019
Timothy Skretch Captain White male Not available Exonerated 2019
Gregory Long Lieutenant White male Other Race transwoman (mtf), 27 years old Exonerated 2019
Rudy Anzalone Detective White male Not available Exonerated 2019
Alan Chau Sergeant Asian male Not available Exonerated 2019
Robert Arnold Detective White male Not available Unsubstantiated 2019
Tyler Dowen Police Officer White male Not available Substantiated (Formalized Training) 2019
Jason Guzman Sergeant Hispanic male Not available Unsubstantiated 2019
Thomas Gagliardi Sergeant White male Not available Unsubstantiated 2019
Charles Cavallaro Sergeant White male White male, 29 years old Unsubstantiated 2019
Thomas Gagliardi Sergeant White male Not available Exonerated 2019
David Cheesewright Sergeant Asian male Not available Exonerated 2019
Jose Vasquezmiranda Police Officer Hispanic male Not available Unsubstantiated 2019
Andrew Alvarado Police Officer Hispanic male Hispanic male, 29 years old Substantiated (Formalized Training) 2019
Brian Doherty Police Officer White male Not available Exonerated 2019
Andrew Alvarado Police Officer Hispanic male Not available Exonerated 2019
David Grieco Sergeant White male Black female, 65 years old Unsubstantiated 2019
David Grieco Sergeant White male Not available Exonerated 2019
Christophe Derco Police Officer White male Not available Exonerated 2018
Javier Santos Lieutenant Hispanic male White female, 50 years old Exonerated 2018
Carl Scogmanillo Sergeant White male Not available Exonerated 2018
Yael Magori Lieutenant White female Not available Exonerated 2018
James Burke Detective White male Not available Exonerated 2018
Michael Gonzalez Detective Hispanic male Not available Unsubstantiated 2018
Alexander Bobo Sergeant Black male Not available Exonerated 2018
Juan Moreno Sergeant Hispanic male Not available Exonerated 2018
Adriano Deleon Sergeant Hispanic male Not available Exonerated 2018
Robert Chan Sergeant Asian male Not available Substantiated (Formalized Training) 2018
Thomas Gugliucci Sergeant White male Not available Substantiated (Formalized Training) 2018
Robert Humann Police Officer White male Not available Exonerated 2018
Franklin Bohr Sergeant White male Not available Exonerated 2018
Patrick Hennessy Lieutenant White male Not available Exonerated 2018
William Diab Lieutenant White male Not available Exonerated 2018
Frank Burns Sergeant White male Not available Unsubstantiated 2018
William Buchanan Lieutenant White male Not available Unsubstantiated 2018
Kellan Oneill Police Officer White male Not available Exonerated 2018
Lashonda Dyce Captain Black female Not available Exonerated 2018
Paul Padilla Sergeant Hispanic male Not available Exonerated 2018
Rudy Anzalone Detective White male Not available Exonerated 2018
Charles Arnone Sergeant White male Not available Exonerated 2018
Charles Cavallaro Sergeant White male Not available Substantiated (Command Discipline B) 2018
David Cheesewright Sergeant Asian male Not available Exonerated 2018
Leonard Clarke Police Officer Black male Not available Exonerated 2018
Christophe Furegno Police Officer White male Not available Exonerated 2018
Michael Landi Police Officer White male Not available Exonerated 2018
Robert Mayer Sergeant White male Not available Exonerated 2018
Michael Shugrue Deputy Inspector White male Black male, 73 years old Exonerated 2018
Triston Trunk Police Officer Hispanic male Not available Exonerated 2018
John Uske Police Officer White male Not available Exonerated 2018
Julio Ramos Police Officer Hispanic male Not available Substantiated (Command Discipline B) 2018
Alexandru Anghel Sergeant White male Not available Exonerated 2018
Julio Micheli Detective Hispanic male Not available Exonerated 2018
John Parente Sergeant White male Not available Exonerated 2018
Waliur Rahman Detective Asian male Black male, 47 years old Exonerated 2018
Stanley Mateo Detective Hispanic male Not available Exonerated 2018
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About This Data
For decades, disciplinary records of police officers in New York have been shielded from public view. After the state recently repealed the law that had kept the records secret, ProPublica requested and received a database from New York City’s Civilian Complaint Review Board, which investigates allegations of misconduct against NYPD officers. The database lists the name of each officer, the race of the complainant and the officer, a category describing the alleged misconduct, and whether the CCRB concluded the officers’ conduct violated NYPD rules. Police unions have opposed New York City’s plan to make public data about disciplinary investigations.

This database names about 4,000 of the NYPD’s 36,000 active-duty officers. Every officer in the database has had at least one substantiated allegation. We excluded any allegations that investigators concluded did not occur and were deemed unfounded. We also removed a small number of officers (62) against whom the CCRB had substantiated allegations, but whose substantiated allegations had not gone fully through the NYPD’s administrative prosecution process. The CCRB was not able to reach conclusions in many cases, in part because the investigators must rely on the NYPD to hand over crucial evidence, such as footage from body-worn cameras. Often, the department is not forthcoming despite a legal duty to cooperate in CCRB investigations. The CCRB gets thousands of complaints per year but substantiates a tiny fraction of them. Allegations of criminal conduct by officers are typically investigated not by the CCRB but by state or federal prosecutors in conjunction with the NYPD’s Internal Affairs Bureau or the FBI.

Read more about what we’ve included in the database and why, and see our answers to questions we have received about this data. If you have information about any of these officers or cases, please fill out our form.

All of the records in this data are from closed cases. But if you see an error, contact the CCRB. If the agency updates its records and lets us know, we'll do so as well.

The data used in this database is downloadable from ProPublica’s Data Store.

Source
This data was obtained through a records request made to the CCRB. It includes fully investigated allegations only for officers who were members of the department as of late June 2020 and against whom the CCRB has substantiated at least one allegation.
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