Police Misconduct


PA Police Misconduct Lawyers

Police misconduct is a broad term that covers a wide range of wrongdoing by law enforcement personnel. Police misconduct can be either a wrongful action or a failure to act. Individuals who suspect they may be victims of police misconduct should consult an attorney to learn about their options.

Every person who ... subjects, or causes to be subjected, any citizen of the United States or other person within the jurisdiction thereof to the deprivation of any rights, privileges, or immunities secured by the Constitution and laws, shall be liable to the party injured in an action at law, Suit in equity, or other proper proceeding for redress ... Civil Rights Act of 1871, Section 1983

Examples of Police Misconduct

At our Philadelphia law firm, our civil rights attorneys help Pennsylvania residents and out-of-state guests who experienced police misconduct seek compensation for their losses and damages. Our civil rights cases involve people who were victims of:

Our lawyers have initiated claims against police officers who failed to follow standard procedures or failed to intervene when another officer violated an individual's rights. These cases are often fact-intensive, requiring us to obtain or review statements of victims, police and witnesses; police, medical and other records; and photographs, clothing and other evidence.

Police misconduct cases are challenging. If you were victimized by police misconduct, you deserve to have legal representation equal to the resources of the city or state. Our attorneys are committed to upholding the civil rights of our clients by making police officers accountable for their actions. We believe this is the best way to force law enforcement organizations to police themselves.

If you or a loved one experienced police misconduct, contact our Philadelphia injury lawyers to schedule a no-cost consultation about your police misconduct claim.

You pay no legal fees unless we win. Conveniently located across from City Hall in downtown Philadelphia.

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