Compensation For Police Misconduct

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What is Police Misconduct?

Police misconduct is commonly thought of as the use of excessive force, or tampering with a crime scene, yet there are many more forms of police misconduct. When determining if you have been the victim of police misconduct, it is only necessary to determine if your constitutional rights were violated in the process of police work or a police investigation.

What are the Most Common Forms of Police Misconduct?

There are a number of circumstances in which action can be taken against the police:

What Damages Might I Receive From a Police Misconduct Lawsuit?

Damages in a police misconduct lawsuit will vary depending on the severity of the misconduct and the nature of the injuries one sustains from such misconduct. The following are categories of damages typically associated with a police misconduct lawsuit:

Should I Contact a Personal Injury Lawyer about My Police Misconduct Case?

If you have been the victim of police misconduct, and want to file a lawsuit, or just want to know if you have a lawsuit against the police department, you may find the advice of a personal injury attorney to be helpful in this complicated area of law.

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Last Modified: 01-28-2014 11:37 AM PST

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