Assault on a Police Officer

Assaulting a police officer may be one of the most complex assault charges to have to defend against in criminal court. Our team not only has more than 20 Years of combined legal experience handling such difficult cases, but we are also former prosecutors for the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office. Our background equips us with an invaluable perspective of both sides of the courtroom. It also means that we have been exposed to police procedure for decades and have a thorough understanding of all police proceedings.

Assaulting a police officer is typically charged as a felony and could potentially result in up to 10 years in prison. Under federal law, conviction for assaulting a police officer with a deadly weapon can carry a prison sentence of up to 20 years. Regardless of how complicated your situation may seem, we will not hesitate to challenge the allegations of the prosecution or to vigorously litigate on your behalf.

We Have a Proven Track Record of Success

With a successful track record of challenging false accusations, we are prepared to do everything it takes to make sure your rights are safeguarded. We understand how much is at stake in your case. If you are a licensed professional, such as a person in the medical or legal fields, assault charges could end your career. We have been recognized by the media, our peers, prosecutors, and judges for our professionalism, dedication, and the high-quality counsel we provide. We bring our unique strengths and experience to each case as we collaborate to form the strongest defenses possible for our clients.

To learn more about how our firm can help, give our office a call today!

Client Reviews

I found myself in such a dark place thinking only God could understand and help me through this horrible situation. But Matthew Galluzzo did. And he did so in a very kind, compassionate and respectful manner. Enough said.


Matthew Galluzzo saved the day when the unthinkable happened. Every phone call was returned within minutes. All email correspondences were replied to expeditiously. Matt handled our case as if it was a member of his own family in the courtroom. Despite all the obstacles along the way, Matt's legal...


In less than an hour of assessing my case, Mr. Galluzzo had a clear direction and evoked a confident demeanor that was infectious. During the course of several court appearances he was always prepared, and took more than a personal interest when errors in court procedure occurred. Mr. Galluzzo...


We hired Matt when my son was arrested on several very serious felony charges. Matt is not only very knowledgeable about the law, he genuinely cares about his clients. He was patient and professional, inside the courtroom and out, in what turned out to be a very long process. He worked closely with...


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