2006 Code of Virginia § 18.2-412 - Immunity of officers and others in quelling a riot or unlawful assembly

18.2-412. Immunity of officers and others in quelling a riot or unlawfulassembly.

No liability, criminal or civil, shall be imposed upon any person authorizedto disperse or assist in dispersing a riot or unlawful assembly for anyaction of such person which was taken after those rioting or unlawfullyassembled had been commanded to disperse, and which action was reasonablynecessary under all the circumstances to disperse such riot or unlawfulassembly or to arrest those who failed or refused to disperse.

(Code 1950, 18.1-254.8, 18.1-254.9; 1968, c. 460; 1975, cc. 14, 15.)

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