Police Brutality and Misconduct

Metro Detroit Civil Rights Attorney

Michigan Police Misconduct Lawyer

Protecting the rights of Michigan residents after a serious civil rights violation

As part of our larger criminal defense practice, our Metro Detroit trial attorneys at Coppins Law Group, PLLC have developed a unique civil rights practice devoted to the investigation of allegations of police misconduct and the recovery of substantial compensation for Michigan residents who have suffered financially and emotionally at the hands of overzealous law enforcement and prosecution.

Whether caused by a novice prosecutor seeking to enhance his reputation at the expense of your legal rights or the malicious and abusive actions of a police officer, civil rights violations are a serious problem that is often overshadowed in the media by the original criminal charges. At Coppins Law Group, PLLC, our Metro Detroit civil rights lawyers are dedicated to not only righting these wrongs for individual clients but also to setting the important precedent needed to ensure that these violations can never be repeated.

  • Police Misconduct / Police Brutality

  • Unlawful Search & Seizure

  • False Arrest / False Imprisonment

  • Malicious Prosecution

  • 8th Amendment Claims Cruel and Unusual Punishment

  • Excessive Fines / Bail

  • Resisting / Obstructing Arrest

At Coppins Law Group, PLLC, our criminal defense attorneys always recommend respectful interaction with law enforcement, resisting or obstruction during your arrest can affect the separate civil case we may be able to bring against law enforcement or prosecution.

Employment Law:

Coppins Law Group, PLLC also represents employees who have had their legal rights violated through harassment, discrimination, wrongful termination and other illegal activities.


We trust that police and law enforcement will be properly trained and will act responsibly and legally at all times. When an abuse of power occurs and the bond of trust is broken during a criminal arrest, you have the legal right to contact the Metro Detroit law offices of Coppins Law Group, PLLC for a free consultation and review of possible compensation strategies. All civil rights violation cases are taken on contingency so there are no fees until after we secure a settlement or judgment in your favor.

VISIT our Criminal Defense page for more information on our comprehensive representation after a Michigan felony or misdemeanor arrest.


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Coppins Law Group, PLLC

44 First Street,

Mount Clemens, MI 48043

Phone. 586-751-0700

Email. Scoppins@scmilaw.com


251 N Rose St.,

Suite 200,

Kalamazoo, MI 49007

Phone. 269-201-5035

Email. Scoppins@scmilaw.com