You can sue the police officers for false arrest as a victim of civil rights violation, but not without an attorney. Read why
Police Excessive Force
Read about three elements detainment, consent, and legal justification that defines whether false imprisonment has occurred.
Irrespective of the state, resisting false arrest is not a good idea. You could get a prison sentence of one year or a $2500 fine. More
The prosecution done with malice must be done without a probable cause when a false arrest can happen unintentionally.
If you have been detained without a reasonable cause, you should check these factors as well before filing a false arrest lawsuit. Read more
When a person is arrested without any cause, a legal warrant, or with malice, it is classified as a wrongful arrest. Read in detail.