Can you sue for wrongful arrest?
Can you sue for wrongful arrest? A common question if you are arrested for a Crime you did not commit is ‘Can I sue the police for Wrongful Arrest? ‘ Yes, you can sue police for wrongful arrest if they do not follow strict guidelines on how you should be treated. We are often involved in challenging the Police’s decision to arrest.
What can you do for wrongful arrest?
- Keep calm and make notes about what is happening to you. Ask for pen and paper if you have no writing materials with you.
- Remember – you are innocent until proven guilty.
- Contact your attorney as soon as possible.
Can I claim for wrongful imprisonment? If it is not necessary to bring someone into custody, the arrest could be unlawful. If you have been subject to a wrongful arrest this could also result in a claim for false imprisonment for the time spent in police custody.
What is an example of false imprisonment? Examples of false imprisonment may include: A person locking another person in a room without their permission. A person grabbing onto another person without their consent, and holding them so that they cannot leave.