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What the NYC Police Reform Legislation Means for Civil Lawsuits
In the midst of the trial of George Floyd’s accused killer, former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin, the New York City council publicly announced reforms to how criminal and civil cases will deal with police officers accused of wrongdoing while on the job. The NYC police reform resulted from the fallout over Floyd’s death and resulting nationwide protests, which sought to hold police more accountable for injuries or deaths caused due to their actions.
What Does a Police Brutality Lawyer Do?
Police Brutality lawyers ensure the rights of police brutality victims are protected. Our law firm does this in several ways. First, we assure the victim that we will hold those responsible for their injuries by accurately identifying the perpetrators. Next, we place the perpetrators of these unlawful acts on notice that they’ll be held responsible for their abuse of authority and brutality. We then endeavor to obtain maximum recovery for our clients who are victims of police brutality.