The role of the police is to serve and protect. They are supposed to investigate crimes and take actions to prevent harm when possible. In addition to protecting the people of Springfield, the police are also charged with protecting the Constitution and the rights it guarantees to each American. Most officers take these responsibilities seriously, serving their community and risking their lives for the good of the public. Other officers don’t always act honorably. In the aftermath of police brutality or other unlawful police actions, there is a tendency for other officers and their superiors to band together to support their colleague. The attorneys at Law Offices of Harold I. Resnic stand up to law enforcement officers, police departments and police organizations to protect your rights.
While the use of force is sometimes necessary to subdue a threat, some officers use excessive or unnecessary force when making an arrest. This occurs due to department policies, poor training or an officer’s individual choice. Officers sometimes shoot, tase or beat suspects who pose no threat or little threat. While most police take the rights of the public seriously, others ignore the procedural safeguards put in place by the courts and the Constitution. When police abuse their power, the firm’s attorneys represent the victims in civil rights actions and personal injury lawsuits.
Violence isn’t the only way police officers abuse their power. Some of the many types of rights violations by law enforcement officers include:
The firm’s legal team represents the public whenever rights are violated by police or prosecutors.
If you are the victim of police brutality or misconduct, seek the advice of a lawyer at Law Offices of Harold I. Resnic in Springfield. The firm pursues civil rights and personal injury claims in order to hold the police accountable for their actions. Contact them at 413-301-9124 or online to schedule a consultation.
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