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I live in Benton County TN. recently I was broken in on...my…

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I live in Benton...

I live in Benton County TN. recently I was broken in on...my own home..by police..dragged out in cuffs in my underwear by 4-5 cars of police...NO CHARGES..NO ONE EXPLAINED A THING..I WAS DRAGGED TO POLICE DEPT FOR TWO SOLID DAYS!! NO CHARGES!!..I WAS STRIP SEARCHED...HELD IN A FREEZING CELL OVER NIGHT!!...THEN DUMPED IN A PSYCH FACILITY For A WEEK!!.My cvill rights totally violated!!..these cops brutalized me injured me...treated it like a joke...!

Lawyer's Assistant: Since laws vary from place to place, what state is this in? And when did this happen?

TN the end of October...I have NO CRIMININAL HISTORY!!!

Lawyer's Assistant: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?

No...Im not sure who to go to...its a tiny red neck town..Im an outsider..Im about to call the press

Lawyer's Assistant: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?

I was physically injured

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I've reviewed your post. Are you asking what kind of a lawyer you need to go forward with a civil rights suit against the police and the county?

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Just checking in to see if you need more help or any clarification of my answer. If so, please reply here on this question thread.

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