What Should You Do If Your Civil Rights Have Been Violated By The Police?
If you were unlawfully arrested or detained after an encounter with the police you believe was due only to your race, gender, or another protected category, you might be wondering what to do next. Can you file a lawsuit with the city or county to seek damages for your experience? Should you consult a civil rights bureau -- or just call the local news? Read on to learn more about how you can protect yourself if your civil rights have been violated by a law enforcement officer.