Police Misconduct

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Common Types of Police Brutality Cases in New York City

To fulfill their duty of “protecting and serving” the people of New York and ensuring their safety from criminal activities, police officers may, on occasion, find it necessary to employ force. While there are situations where the use of force is justified, it becomes an issue when it exceeds conduct and transforms into police brutality. …

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Search and Seizure in New York City

How To Prevent Unlawful Search and Seizure in New York City

As an American resident, you have a right to certain forms of privacy. The police cannot search your person or property without reasonable cause or a search warrant. So, what happens when a police officer oversteps their bounds?  If you believe a police officer or government authority unlawfully searched and seized your property, you may …

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Uncovering the Reality of Police Misconduct: Examples of Improper Police Tactics

We often think of those in law enforcement positions as the poetically titled “thin blue line,” upholders of justice and the pillars of our communities. But the reality may be much different, and we must begin by uncovering the truth of police misconduct to properly address it. Take a moment and consider the disproportionate use …

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What are the Most Common Forms of Police Brutality in New York City

Police brutality in NYC – we’ve all heard of it and seen the images: people being shoved, punched, and dragged. We’ve seen stories of people being choked, tasered, and even killed despite race, gender, or age. But what are the most common forms of NYPD brutality that citizens are exposed to, and what can be …

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Protecting Against False Arrest and Police Misconduct In NYC

Police officers have a responsibility to protect their communities, unfortunately in some instances law enforcement officials cross the line and abuse their power. According to the Federal Department of Justice, it is a crime for a law enforcement officer to exceed their authority and detain an individual for no reason. This is known as false …

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False Arrest and Police Brutality Tight Handcuffs Excessive Force

By Adam Hill, posted in false arrest and police brutality on Monday, April 2, 2018. Within the realm of false arrest and police brutality, allegations involving the use of tight handcuffs by police officers, whether the use of handcuffs is reasonable and, thus, not actionable or excessive force, hinges on whether 1) the handcuffs were …

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