Color Of Law:
United States law enforcement officers and other officials such as judges, prosecutors, and security guards are given tremendous power by their local, state, and federal government agencies. These powers include the authority to detain and arrest suspects, to search and seize property, to bring criminal charges, to make rulings in court, and use deadly force in certain situations. The FBI is the lead federal agency for investigating color of law abuses. Preventing abuse of this authority is very important: why it's federal crime for anyone acting under the "color of law." To deprive of conspire to deprive a prison of rights are protected by the Constitution of the U.S. Law.
Color of Law abuses can be with excessive force, sexual assaults, false arrests, deprivation of property, and failure to keep from harm.

Excessive Force: law enforcement officers are allowed to use whatever force is reasonably necessary but violations of law occur when it can be shown that the force used was "unreasonable" or excessive at the time.
Sexual Assault: when an official acts under the color of law, and sexually abuses one when they are unable to do anything about it.
False Arrest: Abuse of this power where the 4th Amendment guarantees rights against unreasonable searches and seizures, or falsely arresting individual also violates the color of law.
Failure to keep from harm: If it's shown or proven that the official willfully failed to keep an individual from harm, this is then an abuse of the color of law.
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