Supervisors assume tremendous potential liability for their actions and inaction. Negligent failure to discipline
is an area that involves both policy and supervisory liability. Generally, case law has held that liability exists if the plaintiff is able to prove that the disciplinary process was so lacking that officers felt there were no consequences for their actions. Discuss negligent failure to discipline and explain how Criminal Justice agencies can limit their liability in this area. Then, summarize a case law related to supervisory legal responsibilities and liability.