Sheriff Not Liable for Failing to Train Deputy Not to Rape

Parrish v. Ball (CA8) (here):

Civil case - civil rights. While it may have been unwise to fail to train deputies that sexually assaulting detainees was wrong, it is not so obvious that failure to do would actually result in an officer assaulting a female detainee, and the County is not liable for its alleged failure to train the officer; sheriff was not liable in his individual supervisory capacity for his own failure to train and supervise the deputy as the sheriff had no reason to know that failure to train the deputy not to assault detainees would cause him to engage in that behavior.

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