July 20th, 2013

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Police Chief Magazine - No Duty to Protect: Two Exceptions

Police Chief Magazine - No Duty to Protect: Two Exceptions

Law enforcement generally does not have a federal constitutional duty to protect one private person from another. For example, if a drunk driver injures a pedestrian or a drug dealer beats up an informant, agencies and their officers usually would not be liable for those injuries because there was n...

Posted by Michael Zeleny on 20 Jul 2013, 16:33

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