Police misconduct occurs on a daily basis, and without the right Los Angeles police misconduct attorney representing your rights, your case is unlikely to go anywhere. At Berjis & Myers, our team of experienced trial attorneys has the resources, experience and wherewithal to investigate all matters of police misconduct and fight for your rights and the maximum relief as the law provides. If you feel that you or a loved one has been subject to police misconduct, don’t wait another minute, contact our law firm right away for your complimentary consultation today.
Examples of Police Misconduct
Police misconduct comes in many forms. Knowing how to identify it is important in you knowing when you should contact a Los Angeles police misconduct lawyer to assess your options. Here are a few common examples of police misconduct.
Excessive force, such as the use of tasers, punching, kicking, overuse of violence when unnecessary.
False arrest or wrongful arrest that results in detriment to your image/reputation and right to peace.
Bad arrest warrant that results in an unlawful, wrongful or false arrest.
Illegal searches conducted by police that you did not consent to and that they did not have a warrant to conduct.
Discrimination of any kind by police officers based on your age, gender or gender identity, sexual orientation, disability or mental capacity.
Planted or falsified evidence that leads to your arrest.
Proving Police Misconduct in Court
It can be difficult to prove in court that a police officer or a group of police officers are guilty of police misconduct. The biggest hurdle is your memory and pitting this against police officers in the eyes of a jury and judge. Many times, victims suffering makes it difficult to accurately recall such traumatic and rapidly unfolding events, which is why it is critical that you have a Los Angeles police misconduct attorney on your side from the start. Our experienced team has investigative resources and the knowledge to help recreate what happened to you and recount it properly in the court as to impress upon a jury why and how you were abused by law enforcement.
How Our Law Firm Can Help
Our experience as trial attorneys has led us down many paths. While police misconduct is a tragic event that should never happen, it sadly is a reality during the present day. Our law firm is equipped to aggressively pursue and defend your rights as a citizen during this trying time.
If you or a loved one has been the victim of a police misconduct, time is of the essence! Do not hesitate, call the Law Office of Berjis & Myers today for a complimentary police misconduct consultation at: (213) 293-9491.