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Former Police Chief Brendan Cox Supports Ending QI in NY

Brendan Cox, the former Albany chief of police, has penned an op-ed supporting S 1991, the bill to end qualified immunity in New York.

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CTEQI Weekly Wrap-Up: 5/9–5/13

Daunte Wright’s mother gets detained for exercising her constitutional rights; a screening of The Killing of Kenneth Chamberlain honors families impacted by state violence; a retired cop speaks out against qualified immunity; and more!

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Retired Cop Wayne Harris: NY Must Do Away with QI

In a recent op-ed, Ret. Deputy Chief Wayne Harris, chair of the Law Enforcement Action Partnership, argues that passing S 1991, the bill to end qualified immunity in the Empire State, will benefit New York police by getting rid of the barrier to public trust that prevents them from doing their job well.

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Becca Balint, Ben and Jerry, and More Host Virtual Event to End QI in VT

Vermont State President Pro Tem Becca Balint, Ben and Jerry, and other public safety advocates hosted a virtual event showing support for Senate bill S.254. The event, Justice for All, focused on creating justice and safety for all Vermonters with the passage of the bill.

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CTEQI Weekly Wrap-Up: 1/31–2/4

A faith leader questions qualified immunity; Kenneth Chamberlain Jr. seeks accountability for his father; the ACLU of Vermont testifies for public safety; and more!

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CTEQI Weekly Wrap-Up: 1/10–1/14

Aloe Blacc slams qualified immunity; Seattle watchdogs expose rogue cops; Oregon policymakers protect the right to protest in Portland; and more!

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Vermont Policymakers Prepare to End QI

Backed by a broad, politically diverse coalition and strong public support, proposed legislation would end qualified immunity for bad cops in Vermont.

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Diane Goldstein Debunks 8 QI Myths

Diane Goldstein debunks 8 myths about qualified immunity (QI). Retired Lt. Goldstein is the executive director of Law Enforcement Action Partnership. On September 16, she published an op-ed in USA Today that debunks 8 myths about the unjust doctrine. 

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Good Cop Clears the Air About QI

Good cop Evan Douglas clears the air about qualified immunity. In his op-ed in The Hill, Officer Douglas says repealing the rule will benefit both police and the public.

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Sonia Pruitt Publishes Op-Ed on QI

On June 28, Sonia Pruitt published an op-ed for CNN. In her piece, the former police captain shares her thoughts on qualified immunity (QI). Captain Pruitt says that QI must go.