Senator Markey files legislation to do away with qualified immunity for police

Senator Markey files legislation to do away with qualified immunity for police

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Senator Ed Markey is one of 3 Senators filing legislation that would immediately eliminate qualified immunity for police officers. It's a concept that was developed by the U.S. Supreme Court as a way to protect public officials from being sued personally, for actions conducted in their public duties. Markey says qualified immunity is allowing the bad apples in law enforcement to get away with using excessive force against black people, without being held accountable. WBZ's Kim ... See More

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