Enforce Your Rights

As part of its ongoing commitment to enabling community members to understand and protect their rights, FDLA has developed an Enforce Your Rights manual and training program to educate people on how to enforce their rights if they are the victim of police abuse. Additionally, if you feel your rights have been violated by the police, please call FDLA’s 24-hour hotline at 1-800-LAW-REP4 (529-7374) for additional resources and assistance.

Enforce Your Rights Manual

FDLA’s Enforce Your Rights Manual is an introduction to the legal system for people who may have experienced police misconduct and describes the different parts of a civil rights lawsuit. The manual isn’t a pro se guide or a substitute for a lawyer, but it does have general information on what to do after experiencing police misconduct. A copy of the manual is available in the viewer below. Please share widely!

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Enforce Your Rights Trainings

FDLA’s Enforce Your Rights trainings provide an introduction to the civil rights litigation process and training on how to safely document any police misconduct you may observe on the street. To schedule a training for your church, school, or community group, please complete the form below.

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