These are external links and will open in a new window. They were "horrible and demeaning", Georgia Wood says of the police officers who strip-searched her when she was just 12 years old. She remembers being taken into police custody in south Wales eight years ago by officers who suspected her mother of possessing drugs. And they literally just said 'this is what's going to happen and we're going to do it'. No drugs were found on Georgia, now aged 20, or her mother Karen Archer - who was never charged with an offence. South Wales Police said officers admitted they had mistakenly carried out a strip search without an appropriate adult present and two officers had received management action.
Strip-searched girl’s family sues Merseyside police
Year-Old Girls Allegedly Strip Searched At Middle School In New York
The plaintiffs, parents of two female children, challenged the lawfulness of strip searches in juvenile detention centers, which contain persons awaiting trial following arrest for serious juvenile offenses, or for less serious offenses if the parents refuse to take the child back and the state can't find a suitable place promptly. They also contain children from "families with service needs," i. Under the centers' policy, strip searches are conducted upon initial intake or "readmission," after leaving and returning e. The court describes the Turner v.
MP: 2 girls strip searched in school by teachers on theft
When the missing money didn't resurface after an initial search, a school police officer aiding with the investigation, "suggested that girls like to hide things in their bras and panties" and had the nurse execute the search, the lawsuit alleges. According to the lawsuit, the female school nurse strip-searched each girl, one-by-one — something their parents were never told about, contrary to the girls' wishes. But last week, the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals reversed the dismissal and remanded the case back to the district court for further proceedings. Susanna Heller.
Four year-old black girls were allegedly strip searched at a middle school in New York last week, angering community members who are asking district officials why no action has been taken. The students were questioned and then strip searched by the nurse and an assistant principal at East Middle School in Binghamton on Jan. The search came because officials suspected they were in possession of drugs, according to Progressive Leaders of Tomorrow, a local advocacy group.