Q: How can I report my car stolen when police gave my truck away to someone claiming to be owner?
I was arrested 2x for theft of my own truck! 1st time they impounded the truck, ivwas booked hauled out and them paid to get it back out of impound myself, 1 month later I get pulled over at gun point and they claim I stole it out of impound, then gave my truck to some random guy claiming to be the owner! And one sheriff said they were friends with them! I had all proper ligit paperwork and they gave the truck and all my personal items to him. Now claim to be a civil matter! No you helped this jerk steal my car! You aided in the theft of my car.
A: If you believe that your car was stolen by someone who claimed to be the owner with the assistance of law enforcement, you can file a report with the police department and provide them with any documentation that you have regarding ownership of the vehicle. You can also consider hiring an attorney who specializes in civil rights or law enforcement misconduct to assist you in pursuing legal action against the law enforcement agency or individual officers involved. Additionally, you can file a complaint with the agency's internal affairs department or with the appropriate civilian oversight board.
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