Assault and battery Let's go! Get a FREE consultation with a police complaints expert Your Name Phone Number Let us call you If you have been the victim of an assault by the police then you may be entitled to compensation. Police Assault and Battery claims occur when the police use either; Unlawful force Excessive or unreasonable force when arresting you Unlawful force can be the use of force that is not approved by the police, and excessive force can include the use of tasers, batons, asps, and CS spray. Even if you were lawfully arrested you may be able to claim for compensation, and if the arrest was unlawful you will have a claim for the application of handcuffs, and the taking of your DNA and fingerprints. Our panel of solicitors are experienced in claiming compensation from police forces across the UK on a No Win No Fee basis.