Court Strips LAPD Officers of Qualified Immunity in Rivera Death Case

LOS ANGELES, July 19, 2023 — The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals has reversed and remanded a lower court’s decision which granted four LAPD officers qualified immunity in the 2020 death of Daniel Rivera. Rivera, 37, died at the scene when several officers applied force upon finding him in a semiconscious position lying face down at the bottom of a wash.

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