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Recent Posts in Police Misconduct Category

  • Common Mistakes That Occur During a DUI Arrest

    Everyone makes mistakes, even police officers. Police officers commonly make mistakes during DUI testing. If you have been charged with a DUI offense, your situation may seem hopeless, but you could have a way out. DUI stops have to follow strict protocol or the prosecution's case is weakened. Since officers often make mistakes during DUI tests, it is vital to contact an experienced DUI attorney ...
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  • What Is Civil Asset Forfeiture?

    Civil asset forfeiture allows police officials to seize assets from individuals who are suspected of committing a crime. You don’t even have to be convicted of a crime to have your property taken. The Florida Contraband Forfeiture Act states that law enforcement must have “proof beyond a reasonable doubt” that someone committed a crime, but law-abiding citizens can't prevent the police from taking ...
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  • What Is Considered Police Misconduct?

    A police officer’s duty is to protect people and property by responding to calls, enforcing the law, making arrests, issuing citations, and testifying in court cases. Unfortunately, there are cases when police officers abuse their power and violate the rights of citizens. A victim of police misconduct may go through federal and state laws to make a claim. Civil rights laws allow victims to seek ...
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  • Can the Police Search My Cell Phone Without a Warrant?

    In today’s day and age, there is a lot of uncertainty surrounding police encounters. While most people are aware of their constitutional rights, many are unsure about just how inclusive these rights really are. For example, have you ever wondered whether or not the police can look at your cell phone once you have been arrested? After all, they’re allowed to search you, your pockets and all areas ...
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  • Rudenberg & Glasser, P.A. Represents Victim of BSO Deputy Misconduct

    Last year, two deputies with the Broward Sheriff’s Office were caught assaulting a robbery suspect at a Deerfield Beach gas station. The entire altercation was caught on camera. Surveillance footage shows one officer punching the suspect, David Gonzalez, in the face and then slamming him into the ground with help from his partner. One of the deputies claimed that Gonzalez resisted arrest, while ...
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