As citizens, your rights are protected by state and federal laws and the federal and state Constitution.police-misconduct-lawyers-georgetown-ma-300x225When anyone, even police officers, violates these rights,you are entitled to take legal action against them.The police have a great deal of power, and Attorney Raquel D. Ruano sees it as part of her duty to protect individuals from misuse of this power. The police are entrusted with protecting and serving the public. When they use their power to harm, it can have devastating consequences for individuals, families, and communities.
No one, no matter what their socioeconomic status or criminal history, should suffer mistreatment at the hands of the police. When an officer violates your civil rights by illegally searching you or your home, falsely arresting you, using excessive force against you, causing a wrongful conviction, or conducting a malicious prosecution, you need a lawyer with a deep working knowledge of strategies that get results in these cases.