New York City Stop and Frisk Lawyers
For years, African-Americans and Latinos in New York have been subjected
to intrusive "stop and frisk" tactics by New York police officers.
In these actions, individuals have been stopped, searched, and hassled
by officers investigating alleged crimes.
In August 2013, a U.S. district judge ruled that in doing so, the New York
Police Department has been willfully violating individuals' constitutional
rights, by profiling them based on their skin color alone. The judge has
appointed a monitor to investigate NYPD's actions and to develop new
If you were one of the people unfairly detained, you have a right to feel
outraged at your treatment. And now that the U.S. District Court has spoken,
you may have additional grounds to initiate legal action in the form of a
false arrest or excessive force lawsuit, seeking justice for the wrongs done to you.
Sullivan & Brill, LLP: Advocacy You Can Trust
Sullivan & Brill, LLP is a law firm dedicated to holding wrongdoers
responsible for their actions. We seek answers and justice for people
whose rights have been violated by police officers and others in authority.
If you have been falsely detained or imprisoned as the result of NYPD's
stop and frisk policy, Sullivan & Brill, LLP will fight for you.
When we represent you, we will undertake a comprehensive investigation
of the events leading to your detention, documenting the wrongdoing committed
by the police. If we are successful in your lawsuit, you may be entitled
to recover compensation for the time you were detained and other damages.
We offer a free case consultation for all prospective clients. Schedule
Were your civil rights violated by New York's stop and frisk law?
You have the right to remain secure in your person and possessions in the
absence of reasonable suspicion that you have committed a crime. Our attorneys
at Sullivan & Brill, LLP will provide vigorous advocacy, seeking justice
and full compensation as permitted by law.
To discuss a New York City stop and frisk case with an experienced and
contact our firm. We represent clients in Brooklyn, Queens, Manhattan and elsewhere in
the New York metropolitan area.