Gaskins Bennett Birrell Schupp LLP

Toll Free 866.397.4497

Local         612.333.9500

333 South Seventh Street #3000

Minneapolis, MN 55402

One of the Nation's Premier Police Brutality Law Firms

The civil rights lawyers at Gaskins Bennett Birrell Schupp LLP have achieved an unprecedented level of success in representing people who have had their lives affected by unconstitutional police or governmental conduct. We have successfully represented people in lawsuits involving a wide variety of Section 1983 claims, including arrests, seizures, use of deadly force, excessive force, vehicle pursuits, prison suicides and assaults, and unconstitutional takings, and have successfully litigated matters involving claims under the 4th, 5th, 8th and 14th Amendments to the United States Constitution. Our civil rights practice is widely known and Robert Bennett has been repeatedly recognized by Minnesota Law & Politics magazine as a "Super Lawyer" in the civil rights practice area. Andy Noel and Ryan Vettleson have been recognized as "Rising Stars."

Police Brutality Attorneys

Are you in need of a police brutality lawyer? Police brutality charges deal with any law enforcement officer who has used unnecessary or excessive force, physically or verbally, as well as assault committed by the officer while dealing with civilians.

A badge and a uniform does not give police officers the right to abuse their power. The Minnesota police brutality lawyers at Gaskins Bennett Birrell Schupp LLP have achieved an unprecedented level of success in representing people who have had their lives affected by unconstitutional police or governmental conduct. We have successfully represented people in lawsuits involving including arrests, seizures, use of deadly force, excessive force, vehicle pursuits, prison suicides and assaults, and unconstitutional takings. Our civil rights practice is widely known and Robert Bennett has been repeatedly recognized by Minnesota Law & Politics magazine as a “Super Lawyer” in the civil rights practice area. When you hire our law firm to fight for you, you have some of the most proven police brutality lawyers in the country on your side.

Examples of police brutality include:

  • Excessive use of force
  • Unnecessary use of tasers
  • Unnecessary use of guns
  • Beatings with fists
  • Beatings with batons
  • Choking
  • Unnecessary use of pepper spray
  • Inappropriate use of police dogs
  • Body slamming or slamming someone head against an object (wall, cement, vehicle, etc.)
  • Abuse of prisoner’s rights
  • Other types of police misconduct and abuse

Law enforcement officers are not allowed to act with unreasonable or excessive force. This includes police officers, sheriffs, deputies, detectives and security guards. Law enforcement officers that use excessive force directly violate your Fifth and Fourteenth Amendments rights; however, these cases can be especially difficult to prove. You will need a law firm with extensive experience and a history of winning police brutality cases. Our office vigorously represents Minnesota residents who have suffered violations of their rights, as in the case of police brutality. We will aggressively seek compensation on your behalf if you have suffered physical and emotional damages. Call us now for the legal advice you need and to find out how we can help you.

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