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MissouriFalse Arrest Lawyers in Missouri

False arrest is a common law tort brought in state or federal court by a person who alleges that he was held in custody without probable cause or other legal authority.

Police officers and other law enforcement officers are often shielded from false abuse lawsuits through a legal process known as qualified immunity.

Qualified immunity does not cover the most egregious cases in which the law enforcement officers have violated "clearly established law."

Because of the protections provided through qualified immunity, most false arrest claims involve lawsuits against private security firms and loss prevention officers employed by retail establishments.

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Timothy Belz

Timothy Belz
Ottsen, Leggat & Belz, L.C.
112 S. Hanley Road Suite 200
Saint Louis, MO 63105
Licensed for 37 years, Timothy Belz is a Business Law and Civil Rights lawyer... read more >

John Campbell

John Campbell
The Law Offices of John R. Campbell, Jr., LLC
4600 Madison Avenue Suite 711
Kansas City, MO 64112
John Campbell is a Personal Injury and Wrongful Death lawyer who attended U.M.K.C. Law School... read more >
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National Police Accountability Project

The NPAP is a project of the National Lawyers Guild to help attorneys devoted to ending police misconduct by assisting its members with training and support, educating the public, and coordinated legal action.



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