Body Cavity Searches

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Appeals Court: Forced Rectal Search of Suspect Violates 4th Amendment

In a recent opinion, the US Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit addressed whether it was constitutionally reasonable for police to use a doctor – in this case, a doctor “who is known to conduct unconsented intrusive...more

Prosecutor Claims Milwaukee Police Officers Engaged In A Pattern Of Illegal Conduct

On Thursday, March 21, 2013, a motion hearing occurred regarding the four Milwaukee Police Department (MPD) officers who face charges of conducting illegal strip searches and illegal body cavity searches. During the hearing,...more

Milwaukee Police Department Officers Charged With Illegal Strip Searches And Body Cavity Searches To Be Tried Separately

As previously reported on this Blog here, four Milwaukee Police Department (“MPD”) officers face charges of conducting illegal body cavity searches and illegal strip searches. ...more

Police Officers Charged With Illegal Searches Plead Not Guilty

As previously reported on this website here, the Milwaukee District Attorney has filed criminal charges against four Milwaukee Police Department ("MPD") officers who are accused of conducting illegal strip searches and...more

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