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strip-search

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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strip-search policies: (1) the reasonable suspicion standard requires
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.
See District Concedes Strip-Search to Settle Suit, WORLDNETDAILY.COM, Aug.
The court said it did not have to decide if a strip-search had taken place.
Bettie hated strip searches so much she wouldn't let me buy her another Coke during one visit for fear she would have to ask to go to the bathroom and be strip-searched going in and coming out.
John Drew, pictured with his father David Drew, was strip-searched at >Llandudno Police Station Hadyn Iball
MPs fear that videos of prison strip-searches could find their way on to the black market.
SIX police officers should face misconduct proceedings after a woman clubber was strip-searched and left naked in a cell filmed by CCTV cameras, a watchdog said.
THESE scanners have been installed at Northern Ireland's toughest prison so republican prisoners will not have to be strip-searched.
The treatment of the girls has been blasted as "scandalous" by Kilkenny TD John McGuinness who received a complaint from the family of a local girl who claimed she was strip-searched.
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'.
Though she added the strip-search was the most degrading experience of her life.