Law enforcement is entrusted to use their power to ensure that citizens feel safe and secure. However, law enforcement can also misuse their power, leading to unlawful acts such as excessive force, bodily injury, coercive sexual conduct, discriminatory harassment, false arrest, and unlawful searches and seizures.
For example, when Derek Chauvin, a police officer, pressed his knee into the neck of George Floyd, an unarmed Black man, for eight minutes and forty-six seconds, resulting in his death – the excessive use of force inflicted by Officer Chauvin was unwarranted.
Law enforcement should be held to our community’s highest standards and protect you and your Constitutional rights, not violate them. If you have experienced police brutality or other law enforcement misconduct, it is your right to seek justice and accountability. The attorneys at FBD have extensive experience litigating cases of law enforcement misconduct, including police brutality, both in state and federal courts.
If you or a loved one has experienced law enforcement misconduct, the attorneys at FBD Law are ready to help you have your voice heard and hold law enforcement accountable. We have dealt with many cases involving claims under the United States Constitution and the New Mexico State Constitution. Contact us at (505) 305-1263 and let us help you in your fight for justice.
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Examples of Law Enforcement misconduct/Police Brutality Include:
- Excessive Use of Force
- Lethal Weapons (Shooting)
- Less Than Lethal Weapons (i.e. Tasers, Bean Bag Shotgun, Dog Attacks)
- Coercive Sexual Conduct
- Discriminatory Harassment
- Personal Injury/Bodily Assault
- False Arrest
- Wrongful Death
- False Imprisonment
- False Arrest/Malicious Prosecution/Abuse of Process
- Improper Searches and Seizures
If You Have Experienced Law Enforcement Misconduct or Police Brutality, Contact FBD Law
When it comes to law enforcement misconduct and police brutality claims, it may seem like you are facing an uphill battle as you face institutions known to protect their own. Do not allow yourself to be afraid or suffer in silence. It is your right to be heard and seek justice and compensation – let us help you have your voice heard. David Urias, Vincent Ward, Frank Davis, and Larissa Lozano have extensive experience in successfully litigating on behalf of their clients who have been subjected to law enforcement misconduct or police brutality.
At FBD, we have the resources and networks to represent you aggressively and effectively. We work closely with a team of experienced professionals such as medical investigators, forensic investigators, and law enforcement experts. Talk to us about your legal options by contacting us at (505) 305-1263.