POLICE MISCONDUCT AND PERMISSIBLE POLICE CONDUCT
The Law Library Staff prepares "Frequently Asked Questions" for the convenience of our users to provide access to a variety of sources addressing particular points of law. These are general legal information sources, and are not to be construed as a substitute for personal legal advice from an attorney. Please seek legal counsel to help you determine the applicability of any of the information in these resources to your specific situation. The Law Library makes no recommendation as to whether you should purchase any services offered by the websites contained in this FAQ.
Findlaw: Police Misconduct and Civil Rights: This article discusses police liability, immunity, applicable civil rights laws, and the most common claims for false arrest, malicious prosecution, excessive force, and failure to intervene.
U.S. Department of Justice: Addressing Police Misconduct: What to do if you are the victim of police misconduct, including where to file a complaint against a federal law enforcement officer.
American Civil Liberties Union: The ACLU has a web page dedicated to police practices, including police abuse.
August 10, 2009 -