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Fri Nov 8, 2013, 10:50 PM


After woman pleads guity to DUI and reports to jail, male deputies punish her with a strip search

A LaSalle County judge in Illinois has ordered the state appellate prosecutor's office to review the controversial strip search of a woman by LaSalle County Sheriff's deputies, three male and one female.

According to an early story by NBC,
"Attorney Terry Ekl, who represents Holmes, said the deputies appeared to have violated state law for strip searching by not getting permission from a commander and not having reasonable belief she had a weapon or a controlled substance.
"They seem to think in this county that if they decide that you're not being compliant that they have a right to take your clothes off," Ekl said. "That, apparently, is their policy and that's crazy."


A second story by ABC indicates that the Sheriff is defending the practice by saying that the forced stripping of the woman did not violate Illinois law because it was not technically a strip search:
"Four more people are now suing LaSalle County for being allegedly being illegally strip searched.
"The LaSalle County Sheriff denies that Holmes was strip searched....

"Terry Ekl, who is an attorney for the plaintiffs, says all of them were stripped naked and forced to use a hole in their padded cell floor as their toilet.

"Tremendous human indignities occurred to all four of these people. Regardless of what the LaSalle County authorities are trying to peddle, they were stripping people who they felt needed discipline or were not being compliant with their instructions," said Terry Ekl, attorney.


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Fri Nov 8, 2013, 10:53 PM

1. fucking cops need to get their asses sued.

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