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Tort Cases Attempt to Clarify When Police Can Be Sued for Failure to Arrest  


Author:  Staff Editors.


Source: Volume 10, Number 06, August/September 2005 , pp.84-85(2)




Domestic Violence Report

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Abstract: 

This column summarizes and discusses cases that illustrate circumstances when the police can be sued for failure to arrest, including: Lunini v. Grayeb, 395 F.3d 761 (7th Cir. 2005) and Moore v. Green et al, 822 N.E.2d 69 (Ill. Ct. App., 2004).

Keywords: SEVENTH CIRCUIT: Police Failure to Arrest Councilman for Domestic Violence Did Not Violate Equal Protection; Joseph Lunini; ILLINOIS: No Immunity for Police If Failure to Protect Domestic Violence Victim Was “Willful or Wanton Misconduct”; Ronyal

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