Practice Areas

Law Enforcement and Public Safety Defense

IMFK’s law enforcement attorneys know emerging trends, industry standards and best practices and apply our expertise to counsel and defend police officers, command staff, sheriffs, deputies, telecommunicators, 911 dispatchers, firefighters, public workers, paramedics, and medical personnel in all of the cases which affect the public safety community, including the following:

  • Use of force/excessive force
  • Officer-involved shootings
  • Motor vehicle and foot pursuits
  • False arrests Search and seizure
  • Warrants
  • Taser claims
  • Malicious prosecution
  • Wrongful convictions
  • Due process violations
  • Equal protection violations
  • First Amendment retaliation
  • Failure to provide proper emergency dispatch
  • Conspiracy
  • Improper medical care and treatment
Ongoing Legal Advisory Support

IFMK’s Law Enforcement and Public Safety Practice Group also helps clients prevent future litigation by providing open-door strategic risk and loss prevention advice and counseling, liability management, review of policies and procedures, legislative/statutory analysis, case law updates, training seminars, and critical incident response and guidance.