Published on: Friday, February 10, 2023
St. Charles County, Mo. jail nurse does not provide mentally ill inmate with his medications, which his mother had dropped off, instead putting him on suicide watch where he can be closely observed. And indeed an officer—who is reluctant to enter the inmate's cell without backup because of his erratic behavior—closely observes as he claws out his own eye. Eighth Circuit: Qualified immunity for the nurse and no penalty to the county for deleting the video.