192.27 NOT LIABLE FOR ACTS PERFORMED UNDER ORDERS.
The commanding officer of any of the military forces engaged in the suppression of an
insurrection, the dispersion of a mob or the enforcement of the laws shall exercise discretion as
to the propriety of firing upon or otherwise attacking any mob or other unlawful assembly; and,
if that officer exercises honest judgment thereon, the officer shall not be liable in either a civil
or criminal action for any act done while on such duty. No officer or enlisted member shall be
held liable in either a civil or a criminal action, for any act done under lawful orders and in the
performance of duty.
History: (2426) 1921 c 506 s 32; 1986 c 444