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Friday, February 27, 2015

Appellate Ruling Supports a Police Whistle-Blower in New York

Appellate Ruling Supports a PoliceWhistle-Blower in New York

By TANZINA VEGA — Friday, February 27th, 2015 ‘The New York Times’

 

 

In a free-speech case that could bolster whistle-blowers, a federal appeals court ruled on Thursday in favor of a New York City police officer who said his commanders retaliated against him after he complained to them about what he believed to be a quota system that resulted in unjustified stops and arrests.

 

The officer, Craig Matthews, had argued that his First Amendment right to free speech was violated by his superiors’ retaliatory actions, and the three-judge panel of the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit sided with him, overturning a lower-court ruling that Officer Matthews’s statements were part of his work duties and therefore were not protected speech.

 

In an opinion, Judge John M. Walker Jr. said Officer Matthews spoke as a citizen, not a public employee, when he expressed concern to supervisors about pressure officers in his Bronx precinct felt to comply with a quota system that mandated the numbers of arrests, summonses and stop-and-frisk encounters expected of officers.

 

Officer Matthews, a 17-year veteran who was assigned to the 42nd Precinct, said that after speaking to his supervisors about his concerns, he was given undesirable assignments and poor performance reviews and was denied overtime and leave.

 

The panel’s decision in his favor was unanimous, with Judges Peter W. Hall and J. Garvan Murtha joining in the opinion. It relied in part on the judges’ reading of the New York Police Department’s Patrol Guide.

 

While officers are obligated to report official misconduct by fellow officers, the appellate judges determined that Officer Matthews’s comments to his superiors did not fall under that obligation. Rather, the judges found, Officer Matthews was raising broader policy concerns, as any concerned citizen might. And in going to the commanders, he was using a channel available to any citizen through public precinct community meetings, Judge Walker found.

 

“Matthews’s speech addressed a precinct-wide policy,” the judge wrote. “Such policy-oriented speech was neither part of his job description nor part of the practical reality of his everyday work.”

 

That, the judges said, brought his statements under the shield of the First Amendment.

 

Christopher T. Dunn, the associate legal director of the New York Civil Liberties Union, which represented Officer Matthews, said in a statement that the decision “protects the ability of police officers to speak out against this kind of misconduct.”

 

“New York City’s finest should be applauded when they expose abuse, not abused and retaliated against,” Mr. Dunn added.

 

He said the case would now return to the District Court for trial.

 

But the decision could present a challenge for the Police Department, particularly its commanders, as they try to determine what sort of challenges are permissible and which are not.

 

Roy T. Richter, president of the Captains Endowment Association, which represents many supervisors, said in a statement that the court decision altered the lines of authority inherent in any police department.

 

“I am puzzled by this decision,” Mr. Richter said, “because it mischaracterizes the relationship between a commanding officer and a uniformed member under their direction as one more associated with a concerned citizen rather than the paramilitary structure currently in place.”

 

But Patrick J. Lynch, the president of the Patrolmen’s Benevolent Association, the largest police union, said he supported the court ruling. “New York City police officers have the same right and obligation to speak out against unjust or unfair policies as any other citizen,” Mr. Lynch said in a statement. “This decision comes at an important time because despite management’s claim that they want quality not quantity, illegal quotas for police activities are, unfortunately, alive and well in the N.Y.P.D.”

 

Nicholas Paolucci, a spokesman for the Law Department, said the city would review the decision, but he declined to comment further.

 

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NYPD cop who blew whistle on alleged quota system can pursue suit against city: federal appeals court

BY Stephen Rex Brown — Friday, February 27th, 2015 ‘The New York Daily News’

 

 

A federal appeals court ruled Thursday that an NYPD officer’s lawsuit against the department for retaliating against him after he complained of a quota system may proceed.

 

The order by the 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals found that Craig Matthews complaint about the system — which he said was color-coded and included a point systems for “good” summons — was protected by the First Amendment.

 

It reverses a 2013 ruling by Manhattan Federal Court Judge Paul Engelmayer who found Matthews spoke in his capacity as a police officer and public employee — a breach of protocol.

 

“Today’s decision protects the ability of police officers to speak out against this kind of misconduct when they see it. New York City’s finest should be applauded when they expose abuse, not abused and retaliated against,” said NYCLU Associate Legal Director Christopher Dunn.

 

Appeals Judge John Walker Jr., writing for the three-judge panel, said that the channel Matthews used to sound the alarm on the system — talking to the commanding officer of the 42nd Precinct in the Bronx — was also available to civilians.

 

“Matthews pursued the same avenue to complain about a precinct-wide policy as would a concerned civilian,” the ruling read. The case will now return to the lower court and proceed.

 

Matthews’ suit alleged that an elaborate quota system pitted cop against cop.

 

Color-coded computer reports categorized officers by the number of arrests, summonses and stop-and-frisks they carried out, he said.

 

Cops who didn’t meet goals were allegedly highlighted in red.

 

Black ink was used to denote cops who meeting the quotas, while silver indicated an officer achieving some goals, the suit said.

 

Matthews, who was hailed as a hero after he and other colleagues shot a gunman near the Empire State Building in 2012, said he was given undesirable shifts and assignments after he complained about the quotas.

 

A spokesman for the city Law Department said the decision was being reviewed.

 

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Cy Vance being yelled down outside NYU Law for what he really is in my opinion a corrupt misogynist  DA.  

When I yelled down Cy Vance on his misogyny I did not know yet about the intern in his office and also about Jeffrey Epstein that he would have an ADA asked to lower Jeffrey Epstein sex predator status.  




Title 18.subsection 242.conspiring of rights.which is a felony that can land that detective behind bars for ten years. I was sent this -- is this applicable to Det John Vergona and his partner, Det Andy Dwyer his partner, supervisor Lt Angelos Burgos, supervisor Sgt Chen and all involved including in Internal Affairs?





June 19, 2014 learned even more about Internal Affairs Corruption do created new blog goal to sue Mr Bratton and Mr Reznick 2015. 







The NYPD an internal affairs fix crime in my opinion based on my own experience.


Dr Andrew Fagelman Delita Hooks Violence Lies New bad Yelp Review Not ADay @ The Beach!
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