The Police Benevolent Association (PBA) is the world’s largest municipal police union. The PBA serves New York City. And in a recently released memo, the PBA admits that limiting qualified immunity (QI) for bad cops in New York City was the right thing to do.
All across the country, nationwide measures to end qualified immunity are gaining traction.
Even though the Supreme Court ruled against James King in the Supreme Court case of Brownback v. King, the Michigan man who sued the federal government after he was assaulted by a detective and an FBI agent, the case is not fully closed.
HB 6004, a qualified immunity reform in Connecticut signed into law by Gov. Ned Lamont that will improve police accountability.