Qualified Immunity

From LEO Ratings
leoratings.com is celebrating our 2nd anniversary of researching incidents involving law enforcement officers in the U.S. In the last year, we've added 400 incidents, 495 officers, 318 agencies, and 6 states. Please help us by following, liking, commenting, retweeting/sharing, and telling a friend to spread the word!
Facebook logoTwitter logoReddit logo

Qualified immunity can protect officers from civil litigation in certain cases.

Qualified immunity does not protect officers from administrative or criminal actions (see Officer Outcomes).

Please see the following pages for incidents where qualified immunity was an issue. Remember that the information is based on what we've been able to find, and is certainly not complete for this reason (e.g. the media may not mention the use of a qualified immunity defense, etc).