What is Excessive Force by Police?

All too often we hear about claims that police have used deadly force when it was unnecessary, but courts are also called upon to assess the use of less deadly force by officers in dealing with the pu…

The Photo Array

It is common in criminal cases for the police to show to victims of crimes a series or array of photographs, one of which is the suspect, to see if the victim can pick out who she believes was the per…

Audio on Body Cameras

Many police departments are now equipping officers with body cameras that record video and audio of police encounters with citizens. The Montgomery County police routinely have body camera recordings …

Excessive force charges against cops

There has been much discussion in recent years about use of excessive force by police officers, in the performance of their often difficult duties. The Courts have made it clear that when making an ar…