strip searching

strip searching

The partial or complete removal of clothing to identify hidden or orificially embedded items, weapons, contraband, illicit drugs or other illegal, unsafe items or evidence thereof that is of interest to authorities.
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
Two officers were disciplined |for strip searching the child at Llandudno police station (above)
little interest in strip searching arrestees charged with
Dissident republican prisoners have insisted the prison deal agreed to the end to strip searching and a greater freedom of movement throughout the prison.
There are going to be certain situations where strip searches may be called for, but that doesn't justify strip searching everyone who is going to be put in a general population," he said.
The Home Secretary has asked me to reply to your recent Questions about the use of video recording during the strip searching of prisoners at Long Lartin prison, its withdrawal from use and disciplinary measures taken against prisoners who refused to undergo video-recorded strip searches.
The appeals court held that the center's policy of strip searching minors arrest for minor or non-felony offenses, without any individualized determination of reasonable suspicion that the individual was or was likely to be carrying or concealing weapons, drugs or other contraband, violated the Fourth Amendment.
Detective Chief Superintendent Steve James said: 'It takes out the confrontation, frustration and time of strip searching.
Mr McGuinness wants to know why a small number of people - most of them Irish - were singled out for strip searching.
Since 2010 inmates in the republican wing of Roe House have protested against strip searching in the facility near Lisburn, Co Antrim.
A suit sought a permanent injunction against a county jail's policy of strip searching newly arrived pretrial detainees upon their initial admission.
A detainee filed a [section] 1983 action alleging that a county violated his constitutional rights by strip searching him, under a policy of strip searching all detainees upon arrival at the correctional facility.
The court found that summary judgment was precluded by genuine issues of fact as to whether the jail policy of strip searching misdemeanor arrestees after contact visits was reasonable, and whether the jail had a custom of conducting strip searches upon admission.