SB 1440 Civil action for unlawful acts of force or failure to intervene by a law-enforcement officer. Introduced by: Scott A. Surovell | all patrons … notes | add to my profiles SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED: Civil action for unlawful acts of force or failure to intervene by a law-enforcement officer or correctional officer. Creates a civil action for the use of unlawful acts of force, including deadly force, or failure to intervene as required by law, by a law-enforcement officer or correctional officer while performing his duties for a public entity or private police department. The bill also provides that a public entity or private police department employing such officer is liable f