Comment: Qualified Immunity

(See in situ)


Qualified Immunity

Qualified Immunity in Use of Force Cases United States Supreme Court:

http://policelink.monster.com/training/articles/2097-qualifi...

While this officer's behavior is outrageous, we the people have to concern ourselves with the behavior of judges. Violation of an individual's civil rights by a police officer rests on a two prong test:

1.) Did the officer's behavior violate an individual's civil rights?
2.) Is the right so clearly established that a reasonable police officer would know that his or her conduct violated the right?