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Perry v. Durborow

Allegation: Though state standards prohibit male officers from guarding female inmates, Ottawa County, Okla. sheriff hires only male officers. Moreover, he’s aware there are blind spots in the jail’s video surveillance. A guard rapes an inmate. Can she sue the sheriff? District court: Yes. Tenth Circuit: No.


Tags: 2018, Police, Qualified Immunity, Tenth Circuit

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