• Can Police Departments Be Liable for Civil Rights Violations?
  • October 22, 2012 | Author: Betsy G. Ramos
  • Law Firm: Capehart & Scatchard, P.A. - Mount Laurel Office
  • Plaintiffs often sue municipalities, police officers, and police departments for civil rights violations under ยง1983. The question arises whether this type of claim is a viable one against the police department.