A property assaulted and detained a paying customer the reasons discriminatory. Metro police were called to release the patron and no charges were filed. Is this indicative of a civil rights violation if the patron who was wrongfully detained vehemently proclaims he did nothing wrong. Would the plaintiff in this case be entitled to civil rights damages?
SO much more information would be required to respond to this question and it is best that the additional information not be disclosed online in a public forum. I suggest that you use the FIND A LAWYER tool on AVVO and find yourself some civil rights attorneys to run this situation by them.
Confusing post, not really sure what happened.
The failure of charges being filed doesn't mean anything with regard to civil rights.
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Except in very limited circumstances which probably don't apply here, a private party cannot violate your civil rights. It sounds like store personnel detained you and when the police showed up, you were let go. You might have claims against the store and store personnel, but no civil rights claims against the police.
Go see a local attorney.
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