5728.15 Law enforcement agency or peace officer - immunity.

(A) As used in this section, "peace officer" has the same meaning as in section 2935.01 of the Revised Code.

(B) A peace officer, law enforcement agency employing a peace officer, and the state or any political subdivision associated with a peace officer are not liable in damages in a civil action for any injury, death, or loss to person or property allegedly caused by conduct of a peace officer in the course of his performance of any duty required or authorized by this chapter. This section does not affect, and shall not be construed as affecting, any immunity or defense that a peace officer, law enforcement agency employing a peace officer, and the state or any political subdivision associated with a peace officer may be entitled to under another section of the Revised Code or the common law of this state, including, but not limited to, sections 9.86 , 2744.02 , and 2744.03 of the Revised Code.

Cite as R.C. § 5728.15

History. Effective Date: 01-01-1990