§ 10.07  CODE IMPOSES NO LIABILITY FOR ACTS OR OMISSIONS; WHEN CITY ATTORNEY TO DEFEND CITY OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES.
   (A)   Nothing in this code or any other ordinance or resolution of the City Council shall be construed to impose any liability upon the city or upon any person for any act or omission required or permitted thereby when the act or omission is otherwise lawful, in good faith and without malice or mischievous intent and, in the case of any city officer or employee, is in line of duty and within the scope of his or her authority.
   (B)   It shall be the duty of the City Attorney to defend city officers and employees against all claims, demands, actions, suits, prosecutions and other proceedings brought against them for their acts or omissions while acting in line of duty and within the purview of division (A) of this section.
(1973 Code, § 1-10)
Statutory reference:
   Duty of the city to employ legal counsel to defend police officers in certain actions brought against them, see M.S. §§ 471.44, 471.45
   Tort liability of political subdivisions, see M.S. Chapter 466