Most police officers are dedicated professionals who do their best to protect and serve citizens. However, it’s also true that law enforcement exercises enormous control over the lives of others. This means that it’s only too easy for police personnel to overstep their bounds.
Thanks to many well-publicized cases, more people than ever are familiar with the concept of police brutality. They understand that law enforcement is wrong to perpetrate such offenses against the public that they have promised to protect. Consequently, it’s important that these cases be pursued by a personal injury lawyer.
However, some of these cases are not so blatant. Many of them never get a moment of media attention. Nonetheless, they do involve instances of police misconduct, and every instance should be discussed with a qualified attorney.
Police misconduct takes many forms. Sometimes a person is coerced into doing something that they don’t want to do. Others are the subject of an unnecessary strip search. Still others endure a sexual assault. In all of these cases, police misconduct is the root of the problem. It’s important to report and pursue each of these crimes, especially because it is likely that others have suffered the same type of misconduct.
Contact the Nevada police misconduct attorneys at the Potter Law Offices. We believe that most law enforcement personnel are dedicated to doing a good job, but we also recognize that police are human and capable of making grave errors. You don’t have to feel powerless if you are the victim of police misconduct. Call us for a consultation.