Course Description

Civil lawsuits against the police officers are on the rise. Do you know how qualified immunity can protect you? In this 2-hour webinar, Attorney Dawn Parsons will discuss the doctrine of qualified immunity and how it applies to civil lawsuits. Additionally, this webinar will include a discussion of the proposed changes to qualified immunity and what they mean for police officers across the country.


| Attorney Dawn Parsons

Dawn Parsons brings 23 years of criminal prosecutorial experience to her training. During her time with the Jackson County Prosecutor's Office in Kansas City, Missouri, she served as first chair in over 90 felony jury trials, lead the Drug Unit/Street Crimes Division for 9 years,and served as the Chief Litigation Specialist for the office prior to beginning work in private practice in 2015. During her tenure as prosecutor, she trained hundreds of Kansas City police officers in the areas of personal and professional liability related to their work as police officers. Dawn earned her J.D. from the University of Missouri - Kansas City.

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Before You Start

    • Consent Questions

  • 2


    • Section 1

    • Section 2