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Police Brutality

Police Brutality

While the police provide many valuable services to our communities, the people of Washington State need to be protected from police brutality. Some police officers commit despicable acts against the public taking advantage of their position of power and engage in police brutality and abuse.

Protecting The Residents of Washington State

At Bishop Legal, we have more than 15 years of experience fighting for the civil rights of the seriously injured in Washington. We believe a culture that accepts police brutality should not be tolerated and that the wrongdoers and the department should be held accountable.

We handle police brutality cases involving:

  • Excessive Force
  • Wrongful Arrest
  • False Imprisonment
  • High-speed police car chases
  • Taser injuries
  • Wrongful shootings

The residents of Washington have rights and the police need to follow the law. Police officers causing bodily harm to the public and jail inmates is unacceptable.

Recent Police Abuse and Brutality Cases

Recently, Washington State has had several high-profile police abuses of power including:

  • The Seattle Police shooting and killing of deaf Native American wood carver John T. Williams in 2010
  • The Seattle Police beating and use of racial epithets of a Mexican American man in 2010
  • The Seattle Police tackling of an innocent suspect into a wall resulting in paralysis in 2009

Trust Our Experienced Serious Injury Attorneys

At Bishop Legal, we fight for the rights of police brutality victims. We carefully investigate all aspects of a case and obtain the experts needed to prove negligence and damages. We have a proven track record of results having recovered tens of millions of dollars in recoveries for our clients. In the most tragic of cases, we pursue wrongful death actions on behalf of the deceased’s family.

We also are passionate advocates for the rights of minorities who have experienced police brutality. We speak Spanish and Russian to better serve the Latino and Russian communities against police abuses of power.

Contact Us

If you or a loved one has been the victim of police brutality in Washington State, please contact us. We offer free legal help and only charge a fee when a recovery is successfully made for the case.


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