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I was in Memphis, TN at a fuel stop and had a confrontation

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I was in Memphis, TN at a fuel stop and had a confrontation with a security officer. He handcuffed me, physically injured me in an attempt to restrain me, identified himself as an off duty Memphis Police officer, and detained me for 2 hrs in a confined space. Police were called and upon arrival, told the guard, who was not a police officer that he had violated my civil rights, and detained me illegally. They then told me to leave the premises, which I did. I want to file suit for damages for violating my civil rights, and illegally detaining me for those two hours.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Criminal Law
Expert:  Dwayne B. replied 1 year ago.

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