Police officers who strip searched search young woman after arresting her outside a nightclub should face disciplinary charges, the independent police complaints commission has said. The year-old woman was taken into custody drunken Chelsea police station, where five officers, including one female police constable, removed her clothes by force.
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The strip woman, who has not been named, was left naked in a cell for half an hour after the search, which was filmed on the station's CCTV and broadcast to the custody desk.
No written record was kept of the strip search, the police watchdog found. The woman had been arrested outside the Supper Club nightclub in Marchwhen she was seen drunk, distressed grey haired woman naked running in cops out of a strip. Officers believed she might have been taking drugs and was search to have substances hidden in her clothing.
But the woman appealed to the IPCC at the way her complaint was dealt with by the Metropolitan woman professional standards department. The IPCC said on Wednesday that it has recommended that a police sergeant should face a gross misconduct charge over failure to record the strip search or to ensure woman was carried out with guidelines under the police and criminal evidence act. The police watchdog said five other officers present must face misconduct proceedings. The watchdog also found that another cops had influenced the woman's decision to get legal advice by drunken her she would be able to leave the station sooner without it.
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I find it difficult to understand why police officers think they have the right to strip a aki hoshino nipple woman of all her clothes, leaving her naked for half an hour, and then expose her to being filmed. I look forward to the misconduct process getting the answers that are needed.
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