The NSW police’s strip search crusade is not only breaking their own protocols, but they’re also breaking the law.
The NSW’s singular push is to eliminate drug possession. However, the damage they’ve done strip searching the innocent should be the point raised.
According to one legal expert, the NSW police’s strip search push could be considered sexual assault in the lettering of the law.
A few weeks ago, the NSW police bristled the city with their strip searches at Central Station. According to a viral post on social media, they’ve done it again.
While the NSW police strip-searching members of the public has provoked an angry response, it also represents the first step of something galling.
The strip search of an aboriginal elder on a busy public street has revealed a growing trend in the way the NSW police handle certain members of the public.