What? Are you telling us that a police officer beat you after you called for help? Please fill in the rest of the details as something is clearly missing.
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Were you disrespectful towards the officer? Did you quarrel with him?
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You may have a 1983 claim. A civil rights atttorney would be able to help you with more of the details.
Generally, a 1983 claim is a federal tort claim against a government entity that deprives you of your constitutional civil rights under the 4,5,6, and 8th Amendments to the U.S. Constitution as applied through the 14th Amendment's procedural due process clause.
These cases are very nuanced and some of the facts which seem to be missing likely will preclude your opportunity to recover. My experience has been that person's who claim that they sought help from the police and then later were brutalized often are leaving out critical steps in the middle which negate any actual deprivation of rights. However, it is always good to discuss your rights and options with an attorney before just abandoning all hope.
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