Police Department City of New York v. Police Officer Anthony Minoia

Report and Recommendation


On or about January 13, 2010, the Department Advocate's Office charged Police Officer Anthony Minoia with the following allegations of misconduct: Police Officer Anthony Minoia, while on-duty and assigned to the 42nd Precinct, on or about January 11, 2010, did wrongfully engage in conduct prejudicial to the good order, efficiency or discipline of the Department, to wit: said Police Officer did engage in a physical altercation with New York City Police Department Deputy Inspector Timothy Bugge; failing and neglecting to comply with a directive to surrender his firearm; and becoming belligerent, argumentative and insult Lieutenant Mark Sedran.

On May 10, 2012, after a trial on the merits, the Honorable Claudia Daniels DePeyster recommended that Police Officer Anthony Minoia be found 'Not Guilty' of assaulting Deputy Inspector Timothy Bugge and failing and neglecting to comply with a directive to surrender his firearm. Police Officer Anthony Minoia was found 'Guilty' of becoming belligerent, argumentative and insult Lieutenant Mark Sedran.

On July 24, 2012, Police Commissioner Raymond W. Kelly approved of the Honorable Claudia Daniels DePeyster's recommendations but, disapproved the penalty. Police Commissioner Raymond W. Kelly increased the penalty from twenty-five vacation days to thirty vacation days and one year dismissal probation.

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