Settlements in lawsuits alleging six people were illegally strip searched in LaSalle County forced authorities to pay out hundreds of thousands of dollars. Lawyer Terry Ekl says his client Dana Holmes of Coal City was three times the legal limit when she was pulled over for drunk driving last May. During her arrest, surveillance video shows her appearing to smart off with both the male and female officers searching her for weapons.
A Chicago woman alleges she was made to squat down nude in front of five male officers and remove a tampon last year during an illegal strip search, a new lawsuit claims. Tevin Ford, Caprice Halley and the estate of her late boyfriend, Robert Douglasclaim that the men were also strip searched and officers ultimately planted heroin during the May stop that ended with Douglas and Halley arrested on charges of delivery and possession of a controlled substance, the Chicago Sun-Times reported. And the trio hopes a video of the stop, taken by a neighbor from across the South Side city street, backs up their claims.
A Nevada woman has sued the Transportation Security Administration after officers allegedly made her expose her genitals and show them a feminine hygiene product she was using as part of an in-depth screening at an Oklahoma airport, according to a report published Saturday. She said the incident has led to severe emotional distress and was a violation of her rights. Mengert said she believes an implant in her hip was what set off the metal detector as she attempted to pass through a security checkpoint on a flight home to Las Vegas.
What Country Is This? For all practical purposes, that shield has been shatteredleaving our liberty and personal integrity subject to the whim of every cop on the beat, trooper on the highway and jail official. Forced cavity searches, forced colonoscopies, forced blood draws, forced breath-alcohol tests, forced DNA extractions, forced eye scans, forced inclusion in biometric databases: these are just a few ways in which Americans are being forced to accept that we have no control over our bodies, our lives and our property, especially when it comes to interactions with the government. Worse, on a daily basis, Americans are being made to relinquish the most intimate details of who we are—our biological makeup, our genetic blueprints, and our biometrics facial characteristics and structure, fingerprints, iris scans, etc.
COM — A North Texas woman was handcuffed, stripped down and booked into jail — all because of an overdue traffic ticket. Boaz lost the ticket, but said she knows it was wrong not to have paid it right away. Despite those missteps, she also says she never expected a late fee or penalty to land her in jail.
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But rape victims say they are being treated differently, with police expecting them to prove they are not guilty of making up allegations. This week campaigners said they would launch legal action against new forms being used by police forces in England and Wales which potentially require rape complainants to hand over their phones to police officersor face having their cases dropped. One woman in the legal action reported being raped and was asked for her phone, which holds her personal data from the past seven years.
Female employees at a clothing factory in Durban are enraged since the company introduced a routine theft inspection rule which includes a strip search. The SABC has an exclusive video clip that shows a group of women being searched and told to undress in front of others. Mkamba says the department is conducting its own inspection, and will take the matter to the Human Rights Commission.
Eight police officers and the city of Chicago were all named Wednesday in a civil suit alleging an unlawful search, evidence planting and brutality. The three people filing the suit say police had no probable cause but conducted open-air strip searches— even forcing a woman to remove a tampon. The suit claims the police stop happened around in the afternoon on May 23 rd.
The group said the girls were questioned and strip-searched by the school nurse and assistant headteacher on January One girl was allegedly searched in her bra and underwear, while two others were forced to remove their shirt. The group issued a list of demands including a stop to strip searches of children and a public apology to the students and community.