How do I make a claim against the Police? What can I do if I have been wrongfully arrested?

How do I make a claim against the Police? What can I do if I have been wrongfully arrested?

You are entitled to make a claim against the police or any other detaining body if their actions are oppressive arbitrary or unconstitutional.  Claims are made under a civil jurisdiction and remedies can range from an admission of liability to an apology and financial compensation. There are many basis upon which a claim against the police can be made but the most common include malicious prosecution, brutality, wrongful arrest and false imprisonment.  If you feel that you have a valid action against the police the first stage is the instruction of a tenacious, effective and experienced lawyer. Contact Quentin for a no obligation conversation to see if you are entitled to make a claim against the police.

POSTED: Tuesday, April 1, 2014

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