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SECTION 50-L
Civil actions against employees of the Nassau county police department
General Municipal (GMU) CHAPTER 24, ARTICLE 4
§ 50-l. Civil actions against employees of the Nassau county police
department. Notwithstanding the provisions of any other law, code or
charter, the county of Nassau shall provide for the defense of any civil
action or proceeding brought against a duly appointed police officer of
the Nassau county police department and shall indemnify and save
harmless such police officer from any judgment of a court of competent
jurisdiction whenever such action, proceeding or judgment is for
damages, including punitive or exemplary damages, arising out of a
negligent act or other tort of such police officer committed while in
the proper discharge of his duties and within the scope of his
employment. Such proper discharge and scope shall be determined by a
majority vote of a panel consisting of one member appointed by the
Nassau county board of supervisors, one member appointed by the Nassau
county executive, and the third member being the Nassau county police
commissioner or a deputy police commissioner.