Hello! You can bring a suit against a police officer and/or the police department this is generally done in civil court, it is known as a civil rights violation or a harassment suit which would be a civil lawsuit.
If you are currently fighting a criminal case involving the police officer you might want to wait to see if you are victorious at the criminal hearing because it might help you win your civil case
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