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Holding The Police Accountable

Were your rights violated by the police? Everyone has certain rights provided to us under the constitution. The police have procedures in place that they are supposed to follow to ensure our rights are respected. When they cross those lines and violate people's rights, the victims deserve the benefit of a skilled advocate who can take on the police for them.

Some common ways that the police violate people's rights include:

  • Wrongful arrest — Were your charges dismissed? Do you believe there was insufficient evidence for you to have been arrested in the first place? Were there any other witnesses apart from the police? Too many people get arrested for charges that have no basis in reality. The charges are then dropped and those people are released. Arrests are only supposed to happen when there is sufficient evidence of a crime. If you feel that your arrest was unlawful, we can examine the facts of your situation and take all appropriate action to help you pursue justice and accountability.
  • Excessive force — When the police use excessive force, they need to be held accountable. Too often, these cases are covered up through allegations of resisting arrest. We know how to conduct thorough investigations that can bring the real facts of your case to light.

USC 1983

For those who have had their rights violated by the police, a Federal Code, USC1983 claim is the best avenue for securing relief. USC 1983 allows people to pursue civil actions against anyone acting under the color of law who violates your rights. We have extensive experience filing and winning USC 1983 claims.

Were Your Rights Violated At Rikers Island Or In Another Jail Or Prison?

If your rights were violated while at Rikers or in another prison or jail in New York, we can help you pursue compensation for any injuries you suffered there.

Skilled Defense From A Former Manhattan Prosecutor

At The Law Offices of Jeffrey Chabrowe, we have extensive experience bringing successful claims for those who have had their rights violated. Eugene Moore was wrongfully arrested on weapons charges in 2013. We were able to help him secure a dismissal of charges and are currently pursuing compensation for his unlawful arrest. This is just one of the many high-profile cases that our firm has been involved with. Attorney Jeffrey Chabrowe is a former prosecutor who began his legal career in the Manhattan District Attorney's Office. Since leaving the DA's office, he has been focused on protecting his clients' rights by providing highly effective criminal defense and civil representation against civil rights violations.

Police Brutality Lawyer Serving Manhattan And All Of The New York City Area

If the police have violated your rights, we can help you fight for the justice you deserve. Turn to The Law Offices of Jeffrey Chabrowe. To schedule a consultation, call 212-235-1510 or contact us online.