Wilson Center for Science and Justice
Duke Law logo
  • Topics

  • States

  • Status

  • Laws per Page

  • Reset

AN ACT To amend chapter 590, RSMo, by adding thereto one new section relating to a peace officer’s duty to intervene, with a penalty provision and an emergency clause.

Establishes a duty for officers to intervene. Establishes that failure to intervene is an act of complicity and the penalty for such act shall be equal to the penalty imposed against the peace officer who committed the original wrongdoing for which the peace officer failed to intervene