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The police force has a job to keep the peace and protect those who may not be able to protect themselves. When a police officer abuses the trust we place in him or her, it is not only wrong, it is also illegal. Police brutality is a growing issue in the United States – and it is an issue that needs to be confronted with swiftness and seriousness by everyone who believes in justice.

About 6.6 percent of Chicago police officers will have a complaint against them this year, though only a small number of these complaints turn into convictions or significant disciplinary action. While an Illinois police brutality attorney will be able to lend their invaluable expertise to your case against abusive police officers, they are going to need your help. Below, we have listed four ways that you can fight against police brutality and the use of excessive force, whether you become the victim of abuse or whether you see abuse occurring.


Take Legal Action After Police Brutality.

Perhaps the best way to understand your rights, collect evidence, and stop police brutality in the future is to speak to an experienced, compassionate attorney in your area today. A police brutality lawyer can listen to your story, examine the available evidence, and let you know if you may have a valid case. A police brutality lawyer can also explain all of your rights and possible options for legal action.

Remember: you only need to be subject to a search if the officer has probable cause, and he or she can only resort to force if indisputably provoked – and, even then, there are tiers of acceptable and appropriate force. If that force became excessive, and if you suspect that you or someone you know has been a victim of police brutality, don’t hesitate to call a police brutality lawyer in Chicago as soon as possible.

What you should do

Over the past few years, the number of convictions in police brutality cases has risen dramatically, and for one major reason: people are carrying fully functional video cameras with them everywhere they go in the form of cell phones and smartphones. When people sense a possible case of police brutality, or when they see an injustice, they wisely start up their iPhone video recorders and mobile devices. The helpfulness of these videos is twofold. First, in many cases, the abuse will never occur as soon as the potential victim or observer pulls out his or her phone. Second, the victim’s Chicago police brutality attorney can use the video file to empirically prove that a police officer broke the law and caused injury.

Far too many victims of police brutality never speak up simply because they do not know their rights or the law. Because police are authority figures, too many people assume that they acted in a just manner or that they would never so blatantly violate their sworn code of ethics. However, this is often not the case. You should know that you have rights regarding excessive force even if you are guilty of committing a crime. You should know that the definition of excessive force changes depending on the situation. You should know that if you completely comply with the police, they should not use force at all. Finally, you should understand that police misconduct takes on many forms aside from physical abuse, including sexual harassment, assault, and illegal interrogation tactics.

It is extremely important to know that not all cops are bad cops. In fact, the majority of police officers have your well being at the forefront of their mind and work everyday to promote peace and safety. You can help these police officers by communicating with them, getting to know the officers in your own neighborhood, and thanking and supporting police officers that uphold the law with compassion and pride. In addition, you can be part of the solution by engaging in peaceful organized protests in your community.

Contact Chicago’s Police Brutality & Excessive Force Lawyer

At Malman Law, we offer free, private consultations to the victims of excessive force and their families. You can speak with one of our Chicago, IL injury attorneys during a free, confidential consultation at any time. We invite you to call (888) 836-5975 or fill out our free online consultation, and take your stand against excessive force starting today.
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