At what point, for what can someone sue a police department and how successful would they be in doing so if a neighbor complains about a legally parked car and the police come speak to the "violating party" numerous times (twice already) that despite the fact, that it's legal, the complaining neighbor doesn't like it and would prefer that the vehicles moved to specified acceptable locations and whatever other verbiage to reason with the "violating party" to move the vehicles
Sue the cops for that? You don't and you cant. Talk to your neighbor. Cops don't know until they see it. Then they ask you to be nice. If its legal do what you can. Find your beat officers who make the call and be nice to them and they will understand.
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Citizens cannot sue police for "not doing their jobs," unless there is a specifically extended duty to a citizen that the police neglected to perform (ex: police assigned to protect a witness, went off to get donuts, citizen gets attacked by the known assailant). You can call the police a 1,000 times a day to ask them to ticket the illegally parked car, but they are not obligated to as it is within their discretion. If the car is parked in your privately-owned space, you may want to consider putting up a sign notifying drivers that if they park in that space, their car can be subject to towing. Then you can arrange for a tow-truck to take the car away.
***Be aware that the City of Dallas or the State of Texas may have requirements concerning the signage posted and limitations on towing vehicles from private space. You should contact a local attorney or research the issue on your own before taking action.
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