Police Misconduct, Brutality and Civil Rights

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North Carolina Police Misconduct, Police Brutality, & Excessive Force Attorneys

“The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated. . .”
— Constitution of the United States of America, Amendment IV

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The United States Constitution, federal civil rights statutes, and North Carolina state law all provide protections for citizens who have been injured, criminally charged, incarcerated, or killed as a result of improper law enforcement conduct. North Carolina police brutality lawyers at Zaytoun Law Firm are prepared to fiercely litigate in both federal and state courts to enforce these bodies of law on behalf of our clients. These laws are meant to be a bulwark against wrongful police practices, and our civil statutes provide for substantial damages when a citizen can prove these rules were violated.

We have a deep respect for law enforcement officers who work hard to keep our communities safe. That is why at Zaytoun Law Firm we work with well-respected and qualified law enforcement officials and commanding officers who serve as expert witnesses on proper police practices.

Civil Rights, Wrongful Arrest and Wrongful Conviction Lawyers in North Carolina

Our lawyers have experience fighting for our clients in cases involving all forms of law enforcement misconduct and civil rights violations. Many of our cases have received national, state, and local media attention given the seriousness of the law enforcement matters involved. No matter how daunting the situation may seem, at Zaytoun Law Firm, we are ready to stand up for our clients in all phases of litigation and trial and provide legal representation in any areas of law enforcement misconduct, including:

  • Excessive Force
  • Deadly Force
  • Police Shootings
  • Police Brutality
  • Improper Use of Taser, Pepper Spray, Violence
  • Wrongful Arrest
  • Wrongful or Malicious Prosecution
  • Wrongful Conviction
  • Unlawful Search and Seizure
  • False Imprisonment
  • Violations of the 4th, 5th, and 14th Amendments

Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere. We are caught in an inescapable network of mutuality, tied in a single garment of destiny. Whatever affects one directly, affects all indirectly.”
— Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

These types of cases often cause life-changing and significant damages to the individuals involved, including catastrophic physical injuries, loss of freedom, and even loss of life. It is important to have knowledgeable attorneys who can help navigate the very complicated legal issues that arise in these cases.

At Zaytoun Law Firm, our Raleigh NC police misconduct and brutality attorneys have the experience and courage to stand up for the civil rights of clients who have been the victim of all types of law enforcement misconduct. We are proud to represent individuals whose constitutional rights have been violated by acts of excessive force, wrongful arrest, or wrongful conviction by the police, sheriff’s deputies, or other law enforcement bodies. We consider it an honor to help our clients achieve justice in these challenging legal cases, matters that often have the power to shape and improve police practices in our state and beyond.

The experienced North Carolina police misconduct attorneys at Zaytoun Law Firm have represented numerous victims in these cases, and know how to help clients secure the full measure of both compensatory and punitive damages in these types of cases. If you feel that you or a loved one has been the victim of law enforcement misconduct, contact the attorneys of Zaytoun Law Firm today for a free consultation.