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Qualified Immunity And The History That Drove The Doctrine

Qualified Immunity And The History That Drove The Doctrine

Feature Article Added by Chris Bailey 06 June 2021  The doctrine of Qualified Immunity is a heavily debated topic in 2021, and the history of its creation runs deep. The most recent case which addresses qualified immunity was decided by SCOTUS Taylor v. Riojas (2020), involving an inmate held in a Texas Correctional Facility under […]

Interview of Camarillo Chief of Police regarding De-Escalation Training, Police Transparency, and Interaction with the Public and Qualified Immunity

Interview of Camarillo Chief of Police regarding De-Escalation Training, Police Transparency, and Interaction with the Public and Qualified Immunity

News By Chris Bailey 3 June 2021, Camarillo Camarillo has a contract with the Ventura County Sheriff Department.  It is an “At Will” Contract with the VCSD, which means Camarillo can end their relationship with notice. Commander Tennessen explained each city contracted with VCSD chooses the level of service desired, with itemized cost breakdowns for […]

A Loophole for the Lawless: “Qualified Immunity” Must Go

A Loophole for the Lawless: “Qualified Immunity” Must Go

  Thomas L. Knapp On August 11, 2014, officers from the Caldwell, Idaho Police Department asked for Shaniz West’s permission to enter and search her home. They were looking for her ex-boyfriend. West authorized the search and handed over her keys. Instead of entering and searching the home, though, the police brought in a SWAT […]