Castle Rock v. Gonzales – Police not liable for failing to enforce a restraining order

In Castle Rock v. Gonzales, 545 U.S. 748 (2005), the Supreme Court ruled, 7–2, that a town and its police department could not be sued for failing to enforce a restraining order, which led to the murder of a woman’s three children by her estranged husband. From Wikipedia: “During divorce proceedings, Jessica Lenahan-Gonzales, a resident of Castle Rock, Colorado, obtained a permanent … Read More