Police brutality, also known as police misconduct, is the use of excessive and/or unnecessary force by a police office when dealing with a civilian. Excessive use of force usually meaning, force beyond what would typically be necessary to have a situation handled.
If you feel as if you have been the victim of police brutality, excessive force, or police misconduct, then you may be the victim of civil rights violations.
Some examples may include:
Use of excessive force while making your arrest
or during your criminal investigation
Making false or misleading
statements in the police report
Warrant less searches and arrests
Improper seizure of assets or property,
Denying you the right to an attorney
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