Harmed by police misconduct in Chicago?
olice misconduct is likely to have long term effects. Excessive force, humiliation and physical injury are traumatic enough when under the wing of the justice system. However, when false evidence or doctored statements are used against one, legal action must be taken. One does not expect such treatment- but it happens more often than most people suspect. If you or a loved one has been the victim of police misconduct, it is vital that you contact a Chicago criminal defense attorney at once. The criminal defense attorneys at the firm take these cases personally – no one is above the law when it comes to committing violence or criminal trickery against another person. When the police take advantage of their authority by beating, kicking or otherwise harming an individual during the arrest process or at a police stop, justice must be done. A criminal defense attorney from the firm will take legal action.
About Police Misconduct Cases
The criminal defense lawyers from the firm have handled many cases such as the following:
- False arrest
- Falsified evidence
- Coerced confessions
- Malicious prosecution or wrongful criminal charges
- Illegal search and seizure
- Use of excessive force
- Injuries caused by police or law enforcement agents
- Police brutality
- And other acts of police misconduct
Overzealous police officers can get involved in beatings that result in serious damage to the victim. In which case fast action is necessary, as the case must be fully documented, including photos of the damage and to gather witness accounts.
Contact a Chicago criminal defense lawyer today!
In many cases, police deny that they used excessive force, or committed other offenses and in such cases it is important that your attorney is skilled in questioning and finding the flaws in the testimony. The legal team from the firm will pursue justice for any client who has been victimized by police misconduct, and the matter will be treated as a priority. It is vital that the matter by addressed by the legal team as soon as possible. Call us for immediate assistance and protection.
Contact a Chicago criminal defense lawyer from the Law Offices of Michael P. Schmiege today if you’ve been the victim of police misconduct.