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Does qualified immunity protect p. officers from civil liability if found to have abetted conspiracy or maliciously falsified a criminal report?

Is there any cases that decided this question? Can the DA be sued if they know or should know and maliciously prosecute regardless in such a case? Primarily interested in the State of California.
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Qualified Immunity in Wright Minnesota Shooting

https://abcnews.go.com/US/minnesota-police-officer-fatally-shoots-driver-traffic-stop/story?id=77013068 Given that a Minnesota policewoman used a firearm, when she verbally indicated she would Taser a ...
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Immunity for government officials

Officer Brian Sicknick was injured in the January 6, 2021 incident at the Capitol building. It is reported that he was struck on the head and later died of his injuries. Assume you are Donald Trump's ...