suicide watch


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suicide watch

n.
A procedure by which a person in an institution such as a prison is watched closely because of being considered at risk of committing suicide.

suicide watch

n
(Law) a round-the-clock watch by warders on a prisoner considered to be in danger of harming him- or herself
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The adoptive father of Texas toddler Sherin Mathews was placed on suicide watch inside Dallas County jail Wednesday after police re-arrested him in connection with the girl's death.
THE cannibal killer of a Scots police officer was found hanged in his cell a month after being taken off suicide watch.
One interviewee, who was on suicide watch in Yarl's Wood, told the charity: "When you are on suicide watch you ask for a woman when you want to take a shower, they said we don't have enough staff.
The inmate is now on suicide watch, pending his release.
He has been on remand at Castlerea Prison since early October and at the request of his solicitor has been on suicide watch.
FORMER X Factor judge Tulisa Contostavlos was put on suicide watch by her manager after newspaper reports that she had been involved in a drug deal.
The imposed restrictions placed on Stuart on March 4, 2008 have been referred to by many soldiers and officers as "suicide watch" or akin to a suicide watch.
The 55-year-old also revealed he had been placed on suicide watch before he was found dead in his prison cell at Acklington prison, in Northumberland, on Wednesday.
The 55-year-old also reveals he had been placed on suicide watch before he was found dead in his prison cell at Acklington prison, in Northumberland, on Wednesday.
New York, Nov 9 (ANI): Michael Jackson's jailed doctor Conrad Murray is being held in a high-security medical facility, but is not under a suicide watch as reported, a jail official has revealed.
Melheim, 47, who was not on suicide watch, was jailed in 2007 after St Albans Crown Court heard he pulled a 78-year-old woman to the ground and took two diamond rings from her hands when she discovered him in her home in Langley Road, Watford, in October 2006.
A FRIEND of a mental health unit patient said he plunged to his death while he was on suicide watch at a Midland hospital.