The action filed Sept. There was no response to a phone call and email seeking comment from John Pinkney, a contract city attorney for Beaumont. Hicks, an attorney for the mother, said in a telephone interview. The complaint, filed late last month, is one of two current federal court lawsuits that address strip-search practices by Inland police agencies. A lawsuit filed in May challenges the strip-search and visual body cavity search policies at San Bernardino County jails. San Bernardino County has moved to dismiss the lawsuit against it, with a hearing set for Nov. Hicks said in a telephone interview the girl was 16 or 17 when the search took place. She reflexively covered her chest and was allowed to keep her underwear on, he said.
'She grabbed my bra': NSW woman says being strip-searched at 15 had a traumatic effect
An 8-year-old girl was stripped naked and searched by Virginia Department of Corrections staff after she was led to believe refusal would result in not being allowed to see her father. If they refused to be searched, they could have been banned from the prison. I mean most adults, certainly most adults who work in the field of child welfare would know better, that this is an act of child abuse. The incident follows a push by DOC officials to promote the department as a model for corrections departments nationwide, and in the midst of a long-fought court battle over inmate healthcare and changes to visitation. The strip search has haunted the girl, who already suffered from bipolar disorder, depression and ADHD, said her mother. The names of the girl, her mother and father are being withheld by The Virginian-Pilot because she is a minor and because of the trauma she experienced. The Nov.
Police strip-searched 16-year-old girl at Splendour music festival, inquiry hears
Controversial police powers allowing strip searching at music festivals have been investigated as part of the Law Enforcement Conduct Commission LECC last month. She was one of seven children who were strip-searched at the event. The NSW police watchdog also revealed that it investigated six separate allegations of police misusing strip-search powers, and that there have been 3, strip-searches by police on women in NSW since Most were aged under 25, under the age of 18 and girls as young as 12 were forced to take off their clothes under police strip-search powers. Whilst children under 10 cannot be strip-searched, all minors must have a parent or guardian present unless the search is considered by necessary by police for the safety of the person or to prevent evidence being destroyed.
A number of NSW police officers are under investigation by the Law Enforcement Conduct Commission after allegedly conducting invasive searches at the Lost City music festival in February. A public hearing on Monday revealed three boys aged 15, 16, and 17, were forced to remove their clothing and show officers their genitals before entering the venue. None of the boys were found in possession of drugs, and only five of 30 searches were performed in front of a guardian, the inquiry heard. Peggy Dwyer, who is representing the LECC, said the year-old was stopped and frisked after a drug dog appeared to detect something.