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Ready to Protect the Rights of Residents throughout New York
Law enforcement officials have a duty to make us feel safe and protect the community. However, far too often, incidents of police brutality make people afraid and angry about being harmed by officers. Police violence has been forefront of national headlines in recent years, and protests throughout the United States have sparked change within police departments and in the courtrooms.
If you or a loved one has been the victim of police brutality in the State of New York, Kenneth E. Belkin, Esq. Is committed to help you secure your entitled compensation and hold the police department responsible for its officers’ misconduct. Attorney Ken Belkin can listen to your story, inform you of your rights, and help you understand all your legal options to obtain the justice you deserve.
What is Police Brutality in New York?
It is important to understand that law enforcement officials have an extremely stressful job to do every day. Some of the duties of the job involve force or violence to arrest or subdue a suspect, depending on how dangerous the suspect is to the public and the police.
Unfortunately, there are many instances where officers abuse their authority and cause undue harm to the people they are sworn to protect. Police brutality is defined as physical violence inflicted by officers on a helpless or restrained individual.
Types of Police Brutality
Common examples of police brutality and misconduct include:
- Excessive and unnecessary physical violence
- Degrading and unnecessary strip searches
- Unjustified use of deadly force
- False arrest
- Misuse of K-9 units
- Denying a suspect medical assistance
- Racial profiling
Let Kenneth E. Belkin, Esq. Help You Today
Just because the police enforce the law does not mean that they are always right. No matter the circumstances of your case, one of the most important steps to take after the incident is to hire an experienced civil rights attorney. Attorney Belkin provides experienced and personalized legal representation in various civil rights matters, including police brutality and misconduct.
Call (718) 395-6755 to let the firm fight for you immediately.
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