A city or town may, in a proper case (see in this connection AGO 61-62 No. 71) expend city funds to defend the acts of one or more of its officers in a civil action brought against them for a cause arising out of the performance of their official duties.
AGO 1964 NO. 118 > Sep 3 1964
CITIES AND TOWNS ‑- PUBLIC OFFICERS ‑- ACTION FOR FALSE ARREST WHERE CITY IS NOT A PARTY ‑- AUTHORITY OF CITY TO PROVIDE DEFENSE ‑- CONDITIONS