Police Officers Governing Law Guide

Law enforcement officers are tasked with upholding justice and protecting citizens. However, just as citizens may break the law, police officers may be guilty of breaking the law as well. This could occur through acts such as bribery, unwillingness to follow interrogation or arrest laws, or even police brutality. It is important to understand when police action crosses the line into criminal behavior and what to do next.

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  • ContentWarrant, Arrest, and Custody Law

    Police officers are tasked with carrying out warrants, arrests, and taking suspects into custody. Of course, police officers have their own sets of laws governing these important roles. Learn more here.

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  • ContentPolice Brutality Law

    What happens when a police officer becomes violent without provocation? Officer’s may be held liable for hurting their citizens, or for failing to protect. Learn more about what may happen in a police abuse case.

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  • ContentTalking to Police

    Police officers must often interrogate suspects and get a confession. Police officers have guidelines about how and when they are able to question suspects. Learn more about what officers can say and what citizens can say to them.

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  • ContentLaw Enforcement Liability

    Although police officers are tasked with protecting their citizens, there may be cases in which officers cause harm. Whether this is through violence, lack of action, or bribery, the officer may be held liable and may have to face consequences.

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