Yes, police officers are not immune from being sued. Most claims involving police misconduct are brought under 42 USCA § 1983, which makes it illegal for a police officer or anyone else acting under state authority to deprive another person of their Constitutional rights.
Most lawsuits against the police involve excessive force, malicious prosecution, or false arrest.
If you or a loved one believes you have been subjected to police misconduct, you should speak to an attorney about your claim.
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