Victims of police misconduct and civil rights violations often have a civil claim for money damages, if they timely pursue the correct action. Avery Law Firm will assist with large cases.
The Civil Rights Division of the Department of Justice, created in 1957 by the enactment of the Civil Rights Act of 1957, works to uphold the civil and constitutional rights of all Americans, particularly some of the most vulnerable members of our society. The Division enforces federal statutes prohibiting discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, disability, religion, familial status and national origin.
Contact your local FBI field office to report incidents of:
- Hate crimes;
- Excessive force or other Constitutional violations by persons acting as law enforcement officials or public officials;
- Human trafficking and involuntary servitude;
- Force, threats, or physical obstruction to interfere with access to reproductive health care services;
- Force or threats to interfere with the exercise of religious beliefs and destruction, defacing, or damage of religious property; or,
- Force or threats to interfere with the right to vote based on race, color, national origin, or religion.
You can find your local office here: