What are the Main Causes of Police Corruption?

Historically, we have seen that police corruption is a serious problem, especially in large cities like Philadelphia. Police corruption involves the abuse of police authority for personal gain. In other cases, police corruption consists of a police officer using their...

Can You Sue the Police for Emotional Distress?

The city of Philadelphia recently agreed to pay $2 million to settle a police brutality case. Police smashed the car windows of a Black woman and then beat her and separated her from her nephew and 2-year-old son. She had driven unknowingly into the middle of a...

What Constitutes an Illegal Search and Seizure?

The United States Constitution includes many protections for citizens, including protection against unreasonable searches and seizures on private property. This 4th Amendment protection ensures that government agencies and employees cannot come onto someone’s...

What is Police Harassment?

On February 1st, a video emerged of police officers in Rochester, New York, pepper-spraying a 9-year-old girl. There were nine police officers at the scene. Three of the officers have been suspended. The bodycam footage showed police officers trying to restrain the...