Oakland Faces Lawsuit Over Police Strip-Searches

Heather MacDonald, Oakland Tribune, March 30, 2007
OAKLAND - Seven residents sued the city of Oakland Wednesday, claiming police officers improperly strip searched them on city streets, humiliated them and violated their civil rights. The federal suit, which asks for $5 million and an end to the practice, brings the number to 15 who said they were illegally stopped and forced to remove their clothes by Oakland officers.

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