When Are Cops Entitled to Qualified Immunity?

Police officers are not protected from civil liability for their conduct as a police officer, for example for an illegal search and seizure, coercive questioning, causing injuries to a suspect, filing a false police report, etc., when the conduct “shocks the conscience.” This standard naturally depends upon the legal background and understanding of the evaluator of the conduct, so we would prefer a more objective standard. Nonetheless, to read a summary of a case where no such conduct was found, please click on the following link – https://www.greghillassociates.com/when-are-cops-entitled-to-qualified-immunity_1.html

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