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Winston-Salem Police Brutality Lawyer

Have you been injured as a result of police brutality or other misconduct? Your Constitutional rights may have been violated, and you may be searching for a Winston-Salem police brutality lawyer to help seek justice.

Our police brutality lawyers have been serving Winston-Salem for decades and we’re ready to assist however we can.

Police Brutality Lawyer Serving Winston-Salem NC - Riddle & BrantleyFor a FREE consultation with a police brutality lawyer serving Winston-Salem NC, please call 1-800-525-7111 or complete the fast and easy form below.

There is no obligation and you won’t pay any attorney fees unless we recover financial compensation for you.

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Results for Victims of Police Brutality

Led by attorney Gene Riddle, our police brutality lawyers have been fighting to hold authorities accountable since 1985. We are proud to serve clients in Winston-Salem and the greater Piedmont Triad and would love to help you if we can.

We proud of the service we provide and are humbled by the words our clients use to describe their experience working with our injury attorneys and staff:

  • “I would recommend them to anyone. They fought hard for me.” -Christine W.
  • “They handled my case very professionally, with respect from beginning to end.-Joseph W.
  • “They made a hard time in my life easier to endure.” -Melissa C.

Of course, client testimonials are just one measure of our success. We’re also proud of the results we’ve obtained for victims of police brutality, including a $5,000,000 judgment on behalf of female inmates who were sexually assaulted by a Wayne County sheriff’s deputy (see disclaimer below).

In that particular case, attorney Riddle successfully argued that our clients’ Constitutional rights protecting them from cruel and unusual punishment had been violated.

“We’re proud to represent North Carolinians in seeking to hold law enforcement authorities accountable for any violations of Constitutional rights.”

Gene Riddle, police brutality lawyer serving Winston-Salem NC

Types of Police Brutality

Many types of misconduct can be considered police brutality. Police brutality can include but is not limited to the following behaviors:

  • Use of excessive force
  • Physical assault against an individual in custody
  • Sexual assault against an individual in custody
  • Excessively harsh interrogation techniques
  • Denial of medical care to an individual in custody
  • And many more…

Have you suffered from police brutality in Winston-Salem?

If you’ve been the victim of police misconduct in Winston-Salem or the greater Triad, a police brutality lawyer at Riddle & Brantley may be able to help.

Police Brutality Attorneys Serving Winton-Salem - Riddle & BrantleyWe have served clients in Winston-Salem for decades and our connection to the area is personal. Managing partner Gene Riddle earned his Juris Doctorate degree from Wake Forest University School of Law in 1985.

For a FREE, no-obligation consultation with a police brutality lawyer serving Winston-Salem, please call 1-800-525-7111 today.

The case review is 100% confidential and free, and you won’t pay any attorney fees unless we win your case and you receive financial compensation.

Please call 1-800-525-7111 or complete the short form below for a free consultation with a police brutality attorney helping victims in Winston-Salem today.

Constitutional Protections

In general, behaviors constituting police brutality are protected against by the Constitution’s Fourth, Fifth, Eighth, and Fourteenth Amendments:

Fourth Amendment — This amendment guarantees one’s protection from unreasonable search and seizure. In general, a court-issued warrant must be obtained for searches and seizures, and law enforcement officers conducting spontaneous searches while on patrol must have probable cause that a crime has been committed.

Fifth Amendment — The Fifth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution contains a due process clause and protects individuals from self-incrimination. As a result of the Fifth Amendment, those under arrest have the “right to remain silent.” If these so-called Miranda rights are not read to a subject under arrest, a case can be made that the individual’s Constitutional rights have been violated.

Eighth Amendment — The Eighth Amendment protects people from “cruel and unusual punishment.” This may apply in cases where unreasonable force is used against someone in custody, or a law enforcement officer physically or sexually assaults an inmate, among other situations.

Fourteenth Amendment — This amendment guarantees that no one can be denied “life, liberty, or property” without due process of law. This protection can apply in cases where potentially excessive police force results in death, or medical care is denied by a law enforcement officer, among other scenarios.

Police Brutality Lawyers Serving Winston-Salem

If you or a loved one has suffered an injury or a violation of your Constitutional rights due to police brutality or other misconduct, you deserve justice — and you may be entitled to compensation.

For a FREE, no-obligation consultation with a police brutality attorney serving Winston-Salem, please call 1-800-525-7111.

In addition to serving victims in Winston-Salem, we also handle police brutality cases throughout the Triad and greater North Carolina, including in Greensboro, High Point, Durham, Raleigh, and Fayetteville.

Call 1-800-525-7111 today to speak with an experienced police brutality lawyer serving Winston-Salem and the Triad.

We believe Justice Counts for ALL North Carolinians — including those suspected, accused or convicted of a crime — and we would love to help you if we can.

Our police brutality and misconduct lawyers have served clients in the Winston-Salem area for decades and we’re ready to help however we can.