Police Misconduct and Civil Rights Violations Attorneys

The vast majority of police officers and other law enforcement officials do a professional job keeping our communities safe. However, some encounters with police officers result in personal injuries and deprivation of civil rights because officers engage in excessive use of force and other prohibited activities. Violations of state law, federal statutes and the U.S. Constitution by police officers are actionable in court. The Law Offices of Peter D. Baron have helped many people victimized by the police. Our attorneys are committed to helping you understand, enforce your rights, and thoroughly investigate the police misconduct.

Eligible Forms of Compensation for Police Misconduct

Victims of police misconduct are entitled to various forms of compensation to cover their injuries. These include:

  • Compensatory Damages: A victim of police misconduct can be awarded an amount of money that fairly and reasonably compensates the victims for the injuries and harm suffered.
  • Punitive Damages: In egregious cases, punitive damages can be imposed to punish the wrongdoer and his or her employer – in cases of police misconduct that would be a city, county, state or other municipality.
  • Attorneys’ Fees: An award of attorneys’ fees can significantly increase overall recovery. These awards also serve as an incentive for municipalities to settle before trial, in cases where they anticipate an unfavorable jury ruling.

To Learn More, Call Today

If you or a loved one were a victim of police misconduct, the Law Offices of Peter D. Baron is available to advise you of your rights and legal options. Please feel free to call us at 631-367-7000 or completing our online consultation form.