Jean-Baptiste v. New York City et al

Case number
Court district
United States District Court for the Southern District of New York
Plaintiff gender, specified in lawsuit
Incident date
July 11, 2015
Stop Location
Incident county
Precinct taken to
Settlement amount


Plaintiff called police because her domestic partner took her child after the couple had gotten into a fight. The plaintiff's partner was arrested. Her daughter did not have any signs of injury but was required to be evaluated at a hospital. While waiting at the hospital, the defendant officer called plaintiff to come finish some paperwork at the precinct. The plaintiff went to the 44th precinct before the hospital evaluation where she was then handcuffed, interviewed, and placed in a holding cell. She was arrested for endangering the welfare of a child. Her child was taken to ACS for a day. Plaintiff was released without charge.

Plaintiff Attorney

Malcolm Alastair Anderson Petersondellecave LLP 233 Broadway New York, NY 10279 212 240 9075 Fax: 212 406 2313 Email: [email protected]

False Criminal Charges Outcome
Charges Against Plaintiff

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