No. 15-3074.

826 F.3d 1252 (2016)

Kent MAYFIELD and Tonya Mayfield, Plaintiffs-Appellees, v. Jim BETHARDS, part-time Deputy, Defendant-Appellant. Harvey County Sheriff's Department; T. Walton, Sheriff; Carman Clark, Sheriff Deputy; Scott Motes, Sergeant; Todd Hanchett, Undersheriff; Greg Nye, District Attorney; Tim Boese, Corporal; Harvey County District Court; John Does 1-3; Jane Does 1-3, Defendants.

United States Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit.

Filed June 20, 2016.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Submitted on the briefs:*

Kent Mayfield, Tonya Mayfield, pro se.

Toby Crouse , Foulston Siefkin, LLP., Overland Park, Kansas, for Jim Bethards, Defendant-Appellant.

Before LUCERO, PORFILIO, and McHUGH, Circuit Judges.

Kent and Tonya Mayfield, proceeding pro se, brought this action against Deputy Jim Bethards under 42 U.S.C. § 1983, claiming he violated their Fourth and Fourteenth Amendment rights by killing their pet dog. Deputy Bethards raised a qualified-immunity defense and moved to dismiss the Complaint under Fed. R. Civ. P. 12...

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