strip-search


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strip-search

a search that involves stripping a person naked
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who were strip-searched by the female police officer, were insolent, apparently implying that they deserved mistreatment or a strip-search.
the Court admitted that the suspicionless strip-search policy gave it
The application of the standard to the school's decision to strip-search Savana Redding demonstrates not only that it has substance, but also that it is not intended as a makeweight that effectively hides total deferral to unfettered discretion of school administrators.
Others try to read the cases as restricting strip-searches of people during the booking process but not limiting the power to strip-search when someone moves from booking into a general population housing unit.
One officer will strip-search you, and you have nothing on, and then you re-dress in only a gown and panties and she will run her hands over you, drawing me into backflashes and nightmares of rapes I've endured from my husband.
The 22-year-old clubber, was searched for drugs by one female and four male officers at Chelsea police station in March 2011, against regulations that police should be the same sex as those they strip-search.
The new scanners come as leading dissident republican Colin Duffy claimed he was subjected to sexual and physical abuse during a strip-search at the jail last week.
County Counsel Lloyd Pellman said the deputy is ``sort of home free'' by not having been named in the lawsuit, but the law may allow for an extension of the one-year deadline for discipline because the strip-search involved more than one sheriff's employee.
The last thing we want is the strip-search videos available for sale under the counter or at car-boot sales.
The county Probation Department ``has the authority to strip-search minors incarcerated in juvenile hall,'' Jossen said.
She claimed that her daughter and five other girls, four of them Irish, were subjected to a strip-search.