Police Brutality

Recent Posts in Police Brutality Category

  • Recent Taser Injuries, Deaths Prompt Law Enforcement Bans

    || 30-Sep-2014

    Here in New York and across the country, Tasers have become the police weapon of choice for subduing out-of-control suspects. The point of the device is to shock a subject’s muscles, causing him or her to collapse. The strong electric shock administered through a Taser, however, has proven to be fatal in some cases, causing cardiac and sudden death. In the aftermath of dozens of ...
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  • A Woman Abused by Officer in DUI Arrest

    || 15-Jul-2014

    Being pulled over by an officer who thinks you are driving under the influence of alcohol is scary: a DUI charge is serious and so are the penalties. But, at the very least, one would expect an officer making a DWI arrest truly believes that person is under the influence of alcohol. In some cases, officers make mistakes while administering sobriety tests or communicating rights and these mistakes ...
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  • Man Seriously Injured after Being Hit by Police Car

    || 2-Jun-2014

    Pedestrian accidents are a serious issue in Brooklyn as well as across the entire state. A recent pedestrian accident that caught media attention occurred in Yonkers, New York, last month as a radio patrol car left a pedestrian with broken bones and internal injuries. According to a report from lohud.com, the police cruiser was transporting two prisoners to the city jail when it hit a 58-year-old ...
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  • Brooklyn Officer Returning to Duty after Wrongful Shooting

    || 19-Dec-2013

    It is the duty of the NYPD to protect and defend the innocent on our streets, keeping us all safe and away from harm. Officers also owe a duty to those they are pursuing, however, to uphold their rights and not abuse the power of police authority. As a New York personal injury attorney that has dealt with many police brutality cases, I understand this obligation of an officer to a citizen. ...
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