United States District Court, N.D. New York
March 24, 2015
LAWRENCE M. BRADFORD, Plaintiff,
WATERTOWN POLICE DEPARTMENT; CHAD FREDRICK, Police Officer; SHANE RYAN, Police Officer; and CITY OF WATERTOWN, Defendants.
LAWRENCE M. BRADFORD Plaintiff Pro Se Ogdensburg, NY,
DAVID N. HURD, District Judge.
Pro se plaintiff Lawrence M. Bradford brought this civil rights action pursuant to 42 U.S.C. § 1983. On February 27, 2015, the Honorable Therèse Wiley Dancks, United States Magistrate Judge, advised by Report-Recommendation that plaintiff's complaint be dismissed with prejudice as against defendant Watertown Police Department; dismissed with leave to amend as against defendant the City of Watertown; and allowed to proceed as against defendants Fredrick and Ryan. No objections to the Report-Recommendation were filed.
Based upon a careful review of the entire file and the recommendations of the Magistrate Judge, the Report-Recommendation is accepted in whole. See 28 U.S.C. § 636(b)(1).
Therefore, it is
1. Plaintiff's complaint is DISMISSED with prejudice as against defendant Watertown Police Department;
2. Plaintiff's complaint is DISMISSED with leave to amend as against defendant the City of Watertown;
3. If plaintiff wishes to file an amended complaint, he must do so within thirty (30) days of the filing date of this Decision and Order, and he is advised that an amended complaint will replace the prior complaint in its entirety; and
4. The Clerk serve a copy of this Decision and Order on plaintiff at his last known address.
IT IS SO ORDERED.