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WHEN THE POLICE DON’T KNOW THE LAW – Another unlawful strip search, another crumbling criminal case.

WHEN THE POLICE DON’T KNOW THE LAW – Another unlawful strip search, another crumbling criminal case. “Nothing in Mr. MacPherson’s pants was running away,” “The officers were ignorant of the law,” the judge wrote. Police failed to follow the case law and their own policies on strip-searching.
A judge has found Toronto police had no reasonable grounds to pull back a man’s pants and boxer shorts at the scene of his arrest to locate drugs concealed near his tail bone.

Source: Judge tosses drug evidence, finds Toronto cops were ‘ignorant’ of strip search law | Toronto Star

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