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What happens if a Dallas, TX police officer engages in racial profiling?

Police officers in Dallas are not allowed to “take any enforcement-initiating action based on an individual’s race, ethnicity, or national origin rather than on the individual’s behavior or on information identifying the individual as…
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Can a person sue a Houston, TX police officer for discharging their weapon at an unarmed suspect?

Each time a Houston, TX police officer pulls a vehicle over or is called to a home, place of business, or another establishment, they don’t know what type of situation they are entering into. That is why police officers are trained to…
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Are police allowed to use force during an arrest for a non-violent offense in Austin?

Police are often caught using an absurd amount of violence and force to detain suspects for non-violent offenses. This is obviously unnecessary and usually results in lawsuits. An incident of police violence in Austin Texas began with…
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Why do the police routinely charge suspects with resisting arrest when they are detained and beaten in Austin Texas?

When police officers attempt to justify using force on a suspect who is detained or handcuffed, they will often say that the person is resisting arrest and then proceed to engage in some kind of violent behavior. While police are allowed to…
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What Types of Misconduct Have Houston Police Officers Been Recognized For?

While many are under the impression that police brutality and misconduct has recently developed into a much large issue than ever before prompting the rise of many activist groups, the reality is, it has been a problem for years, it just…
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What Should I Do if a Police Officer in McAllen, TX Applied Excessive Force While I was Being Booked into Jail?

Police officers often come in contact with aggressive, violent, and dangerous individuals during routine traffic stops, when called to a residence for a domestic disturbance, etc. which is why they are permitted to apply force when they…
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How do I handle an excessive force action in McAllen Texas?

Devastating traffic stop.   Sometimes a traffic stop is a small matter having to do with expired tags, a broken light, low tire pressure or some mechanical problem that an officer may notice, and sometimes a traffic stop is due to erratic…
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How Can I Report a Dallas, TX Police Officer for Coercing Me into Consenting to a Search of My Vehicle?

When a police officer pulls a driver over in Dallas, he or she is not permitted to search their vehicle unless there is probable cause to do so or the driver consents to the search. In many instances, the officer won’t have probable cause…