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to strip a prisoner or suspect naked to search him or her for contraband narcotics. Detailed rules in different systems for different purposes govern quite how invasive the search may be.
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In the instant case, the Third Circuit improperly deferred to the judgment of prison officials where ample evidence exists of the impropriety of blanket strip-search policies.
51) As Justice Powell noted in his dissent in Bell, reasonable suspicion satisfies the need for a level of cause to strip-search a detainee.
Board of Chosen Freeholders of the County of Burlington, the Third Circuit decided that a blanket strip-search policy for all incoming inmates is constitutional.
2010) (holding blanket policy to strip-search all incoming arrestees constitutional), and Powell v.
Citing other 1st Circuit decisions that go back to 1985, the court held that the few seconds that the officer observed the naked inmate amounted to a strip-search because the court defined a strip-search as a "visual inspection of the naked body.
The holding might have produced less confusion if the court did not insist on basing its conclusion on a definition of strip-search that no jail official would use and, instead, had simply said "an arrestee cannot be required to expose his/her naked body to a correctional officer without reasonable suspicion.
The court said it did not have to decide if a strip-search had taken place.
The Brit pop icon, who had previously confessed to drug consumption beginning at the age of 13, revealed that despite being guiltless the intimate strip-search had left her 'terrified'.