A year-old girl has claimed she was kicked out of a festival after a humiliating strip search by overzealous police despite only drinking one vodka and coke. Lucy Moore, from Newcastle, was entering Sydney Showground on Sunday for Hidden music festival with her boyfriend Lachlan when police officers stopped her. She was told a sniffer dog had detected her and taken to a side room for questioning, she said. Lucy Moore, from Newcastle, was entering Sydney Showground on Sunday for Hidden music festival with her boyfriend pictured together when police officers told her to stop. Miss Moore said she was subjected to a humiliating strip search by officers who did not ask her consent or pat her down first as is standard practice. Pictured: Officers at Ultra festival.
Immigrant Women Complain of “Disturbing” Strip Searches – Mother Jones
The women were ordered to line up outdoors, strip, and toss their clothes onto the concrete in front of them. Beneath their bare feet, oil from the buses that regularly idled on the same spot mingled with blood left by previous waves of female prisoners. Guards cursed, barked commands, made crude jokes about the odor, snickered at the naked bodies. They ordered the women to stand so close that their shoulders touched. They ordered them to use their fingers to separate their gums and their lips so that their mouths could be searched and then, without offering them a chance to wash first, to use their hands to spread their buttocks and their vaginas. They ordered them to bend over and cough as the guards examined their body cavities with flashlights.
Immigrant Women Complain of “Disturbing” Strip Searches
I have to turn myself into my local jail for days and I am very nervous about what all will happen. So this will be my first time so I have a few questions:how are female inmates searched? Since I'm female, is the person searching you of the same gender? Do they strip search you in front of other inmates?
A body cavity search , also known simply as a cavity search , is either a visual search or a manual internal inspection of body cavities for prohibited materials contraband , such as illegal drugs, money, jewelry, or weapons. Body cavities used for concealment include nostrils , ears , mouth , navel , penis urethra and foreskin or vagina , and rectum. It is far more invasive than the standard strip search that is typically performed on individuals taken into custody, either upon police arrest or incarceration at a jail, prison , or psychiatric hospital. Often the procedure is repeated when the person leaves the institution. Body cavity searches may also be conducted at some international border crossings such as the U.