Police officers are responsible for public safety. Brooklyn residents rely on law enforcement to protect them and uphold the law. Unfortunately, there are instances in which police officers may be guilty of misconduct or police brutality. If you have been victimized due to a police officer’s violation of procedures or laws, we can help.
At the Law Offices of Bonita E. Zelman, we have handled numerous Brooklyn police brutality and misconduct cases. Attorney Bonita Zelman is a high-profile police victims’ rights lawyer with more than 35 years of experience handling police misconduct cases in Brooklyn and throughout New York. She leads our firm in providing clients with representation that is tailored to meet their specific needs and goals for an outcome to the case.
One of the ways in which police may be guilty of misconduct is if they falsely arrested an individual. Police officers need to have substantial grounds upon which to make an arrest. It is up to the police to know when it is appropriate and legal to arrest someone. If they do not make the appropriate arrest, the person who was falsely arrested may be able to seek damages from the department.
In addition to fighting against false arrests, we take aggressive action to protect clients who have suffered from other police misconduct, such as:
We will stand up for your rights throughout the entirety of your police misconduct case. Call us today. A no-charge consultation can be scheduled at a time that is convenient for you.