Police officers are expected to be upstanding citizens who are always following the laws they are sworn to uphold. This isn’t always what happens. There are times when police officers are misusing their authority and doing things that they shouldn’t do. Unfortunately, there are innocent people who suffer due to police misconduct.
There are several ways that a cop might misuse their power. Most people think about officer violence when they think about this. While these are the cases that are likely to make the news, there are others the officers might do that aren’t appropriate. We can help you determine if there was any misconduct in the case involving you.
A recent case in another state involved a police officer who was using their official computer to find out information on people. That information was then passed on to civilians for their own personal or business use. This is a serious issue because it infringes upon the privacy of individuals.
We know that thinking about the mistreatment you’ve suffered at the hands of police officers is difficult. Unfortunately, ignoring the issues might lead to future issues with the same officers. Instead, you might need to take legal action to help stop the atrocious behavior and seek compensation for the misuse of power that you had to deal with.
These cases aren’t usually quick or easy. You must be willing to put in the time and effort, but it can be worth it if your case is successful. We are here to help walk you through the process and work on your behalf to move your case forward.