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Is police brutality a systemic issue in New York and across the United States?

Former New York City Mayor Rudolph Giuliani slammed claims that police brutality is a "systemic" issue in an appearance on Fox News Channel's "Bill Hemmer Reports." "Law enforcement reforms are certainly needed, but I also think that to make…
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A New York State Bill would require police officers to carry liability insurance.

With all of the problems surrounding the actions of police officers in the field, and the extent of damages caused, resulting in injury and death, the State of New York is proposing a bill to make officers independently responsible in an effort…
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Police Brutality in New York While Making Arrests

Anger and frustration build as a video resurfaced of a violent arrest made in Manhattan that left a patrol duty officer suspended and a man injured. The incident took place on May 6th, 2020 and has raised questions over the way social distancing…
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What happens to the video footage that is captured on an officer’s bodycam in NJ?

While there may be some police departments in the State of NJ that do not require their officers to wear body cameras while on duty, the Newark Police Division (NPD) has made it a part of their policy that“body-worn cameras shall be worn to…
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Can I Sue for a Police Dog Bite in Rockland County, NY?

Dog bites can lead to serious injuries which can often leave a person with permanent disfiguration or permanent physical damage. In most cases, taking legal action against a dog owner after getting bitten is a fairly straight forward process.…
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Does police brutality continue in Brooklyn New York?

Police brutality is a widespread national concern in America. Citizens and potential victims of police misconduct have built walls up against law enforcement officials and there are spores of distrust in Brooklyn communities that continue…
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What Should I Do If a Police Officer Ignores My Case in Plains, NY?

No matter what sort of crime a person has just been victimized with, they generally always take their problem to the police station in order to seek compensation and relief from what they just experienced. However, the unfortunate truth is…
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White Plains New York Police brutality action should be addressed, but how?

Police misconduct has become a household topic and a front page headline on most days in the United States.  Citizens have a tense relationship with law enforcement professionals amid chronic complaints of excessive force causing physical…
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What are the differences between civil and criminal cases related to excessive use of force in Brooklyn New York?

Although it rarely happens, police officers are sometimes criminally charged for excessive use of force on a suspect. This generally occurs when there is a clear video or other conclusive evidence that proves one or more officers went beyond…