Police misconduct happens if a law enforcement officer violates a person’s constitutional rights. Police misconduct by a member of law enforcement may subject an officer and police department to both criminal and civil liability.
Civil police misconduct involves a law enforcement officer engaging in a “pattern of conduct” that denies an individual of his or […]
All across the United States, attention has been drawn to police brutality and misconduct. In New York City, there are hundreds of police brutality and police misconduct cases investigated each year that result in approximately $500 million a year in settlements. The Civilian Complaint Review Board is the organization that is responsible for independently investigating […]