Most contacts between citizens and law enforcement are appropriate and lawful. A few are not. One of the most important ways that police and corrections officers “protect and serve” their communities is by respecting the constitutional rights of those suspected of or accused of committing crimes. Some law enforcement officers others abuse the power entrusted to them and violate the rights of their fellow citizens. We believe the law must hold accountable those who abuse their power.
Civil rights cases are complex and present barriers to recovery not present elsewhere in the law. Our attorneys have experience in such cases that many others simply lack.