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Police Misconduct

Police officers are given great power and authority to assist them in upholding the law and protecting ordinary citizens from the criminal element of society. Most police officers are committed and ethical in performing their service to society. Unfortunately, that power is abused all too often. Anyone who watches the news knows that not every police officer acts in accordance with the oath that he or she took to uphold the law, nor do they abide by the protocols instituted to guide them. Many times we need to be protected from the illegal actions of the police. In the United States we are blessed with a system of justice that holds the corrupt police officer accountable for his or her actions.
When the trust that we bestow in these officers is betrayed, it should not go ignored. The consequences of police brutality effects every citizen. police-misconduct
If you or someone you love has been the victim of police brutality, a personal injury attorney can help. Police brutality can take many forms, including:
  • Unnecessary physical violence
  • Unnecessary and degrading strip searches
  • Sexual assault
  • Coercion, blackmail, or other uses of police power to force you into doing something you don't want to do
  • Racial profiling
While these behaviors are rare, one act of police misconduct is one too many. At Ortega Law, LLC, we are driven by the passion to protect the rights of our clients, regardless of who the perpetrator may be. We will be there for you - we'll listen to your story and advise you on how to proceed.
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