Porter Ranch, CA asked in Civil Rights, Criminal Law and Personal Injury for California

Q: I was shot multiple times and was in the hospital for months, the police did a horrible job during the investigation,

And they dismissed the case, the guy was free for almost a year after shooting me, they had all the information on who did it, more then 15 witnesses and even a confession, this happened 10 years ago, i find out recently the main investigator knew the person who shot me and was great a family friend, he called off the investigation and raid that was supposed to happen that night, and the gun that was used could of possibly been that cops, do we have something here?

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James L. Arrasmith
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  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Sacramento, CA
  • Licensed in California

A: Based on the information provided, it appears there could be potential misconduct on the part of the investigator. Under California law, such misconduct, if proven, could lead to legal consequences for the officer and possible civil liability for the police department. To explore your legal options and ensure a thorough review of your situation, you should consult with an attorney experienced in police misconduct and civil rights cases.

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