Michigan Civil Rights Lawyers – Police Misconduct

We honor and appreciate the vast majority of police officers who put their lives on the line every day to keep us safe. Yet police shootings have repeatedly made headlines the last couple of years, underscoring the fact that there are bad cops who shouldn’t be on the streets. And that even good cops can make horrible decisions that cost lives.

Know Your Rights Regarding Police Misconduct

What rights do you have if you’ve been falsely arrested or wrongly imprisoned? What can you do if you have suffered violence at the hands of police or corrections officers?

Call Fieger Law right away to find out. We can walk you through what you need to do to properly document the misconduct you suffered and take the appropriate steps to find the justice you deserve.

You are not alone. The civil rights lawyers at Fieger Law, led by nationally-known attorney Geoffrey Fieger, know how to handle police misconduct cases. We have the resources to investigate what happened and hold police accountable for their actions.

We are not afraid to go to trial, and we are not afraid to fight for you.


Our award-winning team of lawyers has decades of experience handling police brutality cases. Unfortunately, we see it all too often. Fieger Law receives calls every day from people who have suffered mistreatment by public safety officers.

Here is just a sampling of verdicts and settlements we have achieved for our clients:

  • $2.5 million settlement in a police shooting that resulted in a brain injury.
  • $5 million verdict for a jail inmate who died of dehydration.
  • $4 million settlement for police excessive force that resulted in death by asphyxiation.
  • $3.6 million for a prison inmate starved to death.
  • $2.1 million in a case where there was deliberate indifference to an inmate with a medical emergency.

Sadly, the list goes on and on. If you have been abused or brutalized by police, call Fieger Law now. Our fearless and relentless representation means you’ll have a fighting chance against the public servants who hurt you.

What Is Police Misconduct?

Police misconduct describes any time a police officer or public safety official abuses their power.

Here are some examples:

  • Excessive force
  • Police brutality
  • Police shooting
  • Abuse of power
  • Physical violence
  • Undue restraint
  • Unnecessary and degrading strip searches
  • Sexual assault
  • Blackmail and coercion
  • Racial profiling


If you or someone you love is a victim of police misconduct, our civil rights attorneys specializing in police misconduct will fight for you.