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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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The Eleventh Circuit addressed only strip-searches where inmates were nude and whose front and backsides were examined.
2001) (stating Bell test frowns on strip-searches of "far less dangerous inmates"); Kelly v.
Many jail administrators argue that the individualized reasonable suspicion requirement applies only to strip-searches conducted as part of the booking process and that all arrestees who are moved from the booking and admissions area to a general population housing unit can be thoroughly strip-searched.
County of Orange), court-reviewed data on arrestee strip-searches conducted both before and after a reasonable suspicion rule was implemented in lieu of a blanket strip-search policy.