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Police Misconduct Roadblocks

There are many police misconduct roadblocks that make it difficult to hold cops accountable for their actions.

Internal affairs divisions are composed of cops are reluctant to punish fellow cops.

Civilian review boards make recommendations which are non-binding.

Police unions and collective bargaining agreements protect cops from being held accountable. And these agreements prevent misconduct from being made public.

Poor oversight allows cops to escape accountability. To make matters worse, courts have traditionally provided cops with protection from some civil lawsuits.

So how can you bypass police misconduct roadblocks to hold police accountable for their brutality and other illegal actions? Read on for more information.

What Is Police Misconduct?

Police misconduct refers to illegal, unethical, or inappropriate action taken by cops. It could involve a violation of an individual’s Federal constitutional rights, New York State law or police department rules and/or regulations. 

The following are some types of police misconduct legal claims:

  • Civil rights violations
  • Dangerous and unnecessary vehicle chases
  • Excessive force
  • False arrest
  • False imprisonment
  • Falsified evidence
  • Forced confessions
  • Illegal detention
  • Illegal search and seizure
  • Misuse of police dogs
  • Night stick injuries
  • Racial profiling
  • Sexual abuse, rape, assault, misconduct or harassment by a police officer
  • Taser or Stun gun injury or death
  • Unjustified use of deadly weapons
  • Unlawful searches and seizures
  • Use of chokeholds
  • Wrongful death caused by police
  • Wrongful police shooting

Contact a Police Misconduct Lawyer at Greenstein & Milbauer, LLP

The police misconduct attorneys at Greenstein & Milbauer are committed to holding cops accountable for their misconduct. If you or a loved one has been a victim of police misconduct, call our office today at 1-800-Victim2 (1-800-842-8462).  

The police misconduct attorneys at Greenstein & Milbauer, LLP will fight to get you the compensation you deserve. Don’t Be a Victim Twice. Choose the right police misconduct attorneys by calling 1-800-Victim2 (1-800-842-8462) for a free consultation! We are available 24 hours, seven days a week, and 365 days a year. Call 1-800-Victim2 (1-800-842-8462).

Contact us if you need help demanding justice from the police.