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Old 11-02-2012, 3:58 PM
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Originally Posted by hnoppenberger View Post
I just want to know if the cop stole legally owned property, making him a thief, why is he not arrested and charged?
Qualified immunity. Remember that for a cop, but not joe citizen, a claim of "honest mistake" is a shield against prosecution. Even if the seizure was in fact malicious and calculated to harm the owner (LEGR fees, legal costs, and time spent without possession) I doubt you could prove it.
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