What Constitutes Police brutality?
The Fourth Amendment is intended to protect individuals against unreasonable search and seizure. The Fifth Amendment is intended to protect individuals against deprivation of life, liberty, or property without due process, and the Eighth Amendment prohibits cruel and unusual punishment.
If an enforcement officer has arrested you, detained or held you against your will, this could be considered a false arrest and you may pursue a criminal or civil case.
Unlawful Searches and Seizures
The Fourth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution is intended to protect the privacy of each individual and every citizen’s right to prevent government intrusion into their personal information, homes, business and property.
Coercive Sexual Conduct
Coercive sexual conduct is unwanted sexual activity. An example is being pressured, tricked or threatened to perform a sexual act.
A wrongful conviction is when an individual have been convicted of a crime that they did not commit. This happens due to several reasons such as eye witness misidentification, bad forensic science conducted, false confessions, as well as government misconduct.
Another area of Police Brutality is when law enforcement uses excessive force which could potentially be a civil rights violation.
Police stops may be made when an individual is suspected of DUI or other potential crime activities. However, an unlawful stop occurs when the reasonable suspicion is absent and an arrest is performed.
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