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Police Brutality Lawyers in Oxnard

Fighting to Hold the Responsible Parties Accountable

Law enforcement officials have a duty to protect the public and keep individuals safe. However, some police officers fail in this duty and instead abuse their power. This can result in serious harm and lasting injuries for victims of police brutality.

If you or your loved one was injured as a result of police misconduct, our firm can help. At Crane Flores, LLP, we have more than 50 years of combined legal experience and have successfully recovered millions of dollars on behalf of our clients. We are committed to helping you fight for the justice and recovery you are owed.

Discuss your legal options with our Oxnard police brutality lawyers today; call (805) 628-4967 or contact us online to schedule a free, confidential case evaluation.

What Is Police Brutality?

There is a difference between police officers doing their job and those using unnecessary or excessive force against civilians. Police brutality typically involves physical violence that is excessive or extreme in nature, but it can also include instances of police misconduct, which may or may not have a physical component.

In 2017, the state of California released its first-ever report on the use of force by police officers. According to the report:

  • There were more than 780 occasions of severe injury or death resulting from the use of force or firing of a weapon by a police officer in 2016
  • 157 of those occasions resulted in civilian deaths
  • Of these use-of-force and shooting incidents, 42% involved Latino civilians and 20% involved black citizens, while more than 50% of the police officers involved were white

While not every instance of use-of-force or shooting constitutes police brutality, excessive use of force does occur. Additionally, police officers may wrongfully arrest or detain someone, maliciously prosecute an individual, or otherwise violate a person’s constitutional rights. When this is the case, victims and their family members can work to hold the liable parties financially responsible.

Filing a Police Brutality Injury Claim in California

Generally speaking, law enforcement officials have a broad scope of power. It can be incredibly difficult to pursue a personal injury claim for police brutality or misconduct and, often, complaints and claims must be filed with the appropriate agencies in a relatively short period of time.

At Crane Flores, LLP, we have decades of collective experience handling all types of complex personal injury claims, including those involving police brutality. Our Oxnard police brutality attorneys can help you understand your options and navigate the legal process from start to finish. We provide a personal approach as well as aggressive advocacy and tireless representation. Our firm assists clients throughout Ventura and Santa Barbara Counties.

Reach out to Crane Flores, LLP for a free consultation. Contact us online or by phone at (805) 628-4967 to get started. 

We Get Results

Billions of Dollars Recovered on Behalf of Our Clients
  • $1 Billion Child Sexual Abuse
  • $125 Million Car Accident With Paralysis
  • $7 Million Car Accident With Neck Surgery
  • $7 Million Police Shooting
  • $7 Million Police Shooting
  • $6 Million Premises Liability
  • $4 Million Back Fusion
  • $4 Million Back & Shoulder Surgery
  • $3 Million Shooting in the City of Santa Paula
  • $3 Million Back Fusion Surgery
  • $3 Million Back Surgery
  • $3 Million Cervical Fusion Settlement
  • $3 Million Lumbar Discectomy
  • $2 Million Shooting Death
  • $2 Million Hospital Injury
  • $2 Million Back Fusion
  • $2 Million Back and Knee Surgery
  • $2 Million Pedestrian vs Auto
  • $2 Million Negligent Security
  • $1 Million Tractor Accident With Arm Injury
  • $1 Million Minor TBI
  • $1 Million Fusion Back Surgery
  • $1 Million Auto Accident Requiring Outpatient Discectomy Back Surgery