Intentional Torts – Actions against Police
An intentional tort is a category of torts that describes a civil wrong resulting from an intentional act on the part of the tortfeasor (alleged wrongdoer). The term negligence, on the other hand, pertains to a tort that simply results from the failure of the tortfeasor to take sufficient care in fulfilling a duty owed.
Have you been treated unfairly by Police?
Common law intentional torts actions against police commonly include the following:
- False imprisonment usually arising out of an unlawful arrest or stop and search;
- Trespass to goods, which is an unlawful interference with your personal property such as a mobile phone, computer, motor vehicle;
- Trespass to land, which is an unlawful interference with your land. For example, police entering your land and searching your home when not authorised to do so.
- Malicious prosecution.
If you believe that you have been treated unfairly by Police within the last 6 years, then give us a call on 1300 205 955 or send us a 24/7 online enquiry located here: https://aussielawyers.com.au/lawyer-request-form/