Resolved: The United States ought to limit qualified immunity for police officers.
Final thoughts, from NPR:
The ‘Discipline Theater’ story makes reference to this report:
If officers are held to a standard where shooting is encouraged, and punishment occurs when they don’t, then what does that do to the Qualified Immunity question?
Update: This article will be in the files at the next update – after we’re done with this resolution. So, a direct link to the article:
Same question as above: if officers (and prosecutors) are trained to react in this way (improper no-knock standards, and charging victims), where should the the Qualified Immunity line be drawn?