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387.07 NEGLECT OF DUTY.

Any sheriff who shall neglect to make due return of any writ or other process or paper delivered to the sheriff to be executed or be guilty of any misconduct in relation to the execution thereof, may be proceeded against by the party interested in the manner provided in section 387.06, and, in addition to requiring the performance of the duty neglected, or the correction of the injury done, the court may impose upon such sheriff a fine, for the use of the county, not exceeding $200; but nothing herein shall prevent the person injured from maintaining an action for damages against the sheriff or upon the sheriff's official bond.

History:

(910) RL s 552; 1986 c 444