Police Brutality and Misconduct
Police Brutality And
Police Misconduct Lawyers
Michael Joseph, a highly acclaimed New York City trial lawyer, is an experienced attorney who regularly handles police brutality and police misconduct cases in New York City, including Manhattan, the Bronx, Queens, Brooklyn and Staten Island and Westchester County, including White Plains, Yonkers, Mount Kisco, Ossining and Rockland County.
As an experienced New York criminal defense lawyer and civil rights lawyer, Michael Joseph has successfully defended criminal cases in which the accused was the victim of false arrest and malicious prosecution in New York City, Westchester and Long Island. Our New York police misconduct lawyers experienced in handling these types of cases where the police use excessive force or assault civilians and then fabricate evidence to justify the use of force and assault. Police in New York and Westchester will often charge people with disorderly conduct, resisting arrest and obstructing governmental administration to justify a baseless arrest and use of force. Our New York and Westchester police misconduct lawyers know how to look closely at the details to expose what really happened.
Our New York police brutality lawyers and police misconduct attorneys have also prosecuted numerous cases of civil rights violations including false arrest, malicious prosecution, assault by police officer and correction officers, sexual assault by police and corrections officers.
42 U.S.C. 1983 gives citizens the right to sue the police and government actors for violations of their civil rights and liberties. New York State law also permits victims of police misconduct and brutality the right to sue police officers in the New York State Courts.