Police misconduct is a general term used to describe situations in which law enforcement officers exceed their lawful authority and violate your constitutional rights. Misconduct can refer to a wide range of situations, including:
- Police brutality or use of excessive force
- Prison guard abuse
- False arrest or imprisonment
- Illegal stop and frisks
- Malicious prosecution
- Arrests without probable cause
- Verbal attacks
Defending Those Abused by Law Enforcement Officers in New York
If you are a victim of police misconduct, you have rights. Brooklyn attorney Edward Friedman can help you protect those rights. With more than 26 years of experience handling civil rights cases in New York City, his experience is your greatest asset.
You have a limited time to file your claim. Contact the law office of attorney Edward Friedman as soon as possible to discuss your case.
Know Your Constitutional Rights
It is important to remember:
- You cannot be arrested without probable cause.
- You cannot have your house or car searched without a warrant or probable cause.
- You cannot be prosecuted for a crime without probable cause.
- You cannot be questioned for a crime without probable cause.
- You cannot be physically threatened or abused to secure a confession to a crime.
- You have the right to remain silent and have an attorney present.
If your rights have been violated, you may have a claim. We can help you seek compensation for the injustice, harm and injuries caused by the misconduct of law enforcement.
If you have suffered police misconduct, discrimination or brutality in New York City, contact the office of lawyer Edward Friedman. We are available any time by appointment.