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Synonyms for frisk

Synonyms for frisk

to leap and skip about playfully

to examine the person or personal effects of in order to find something lost or concealed

a thorough search of a place or persons

Synonyms for frisk

the act of searching someone for concealed weapons or illegal drugs

search as for concealed weapons by running the hands rapidly over the clothing and through the pockets

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According to the report, in the early 1980s, more than 100,000 residents were stopped and frisked and arrested.
It added that in 2011, 53 percent of New Yorkers who were stopped and frisked by police were black, and nine percent were white.
The lawsuit had been brought by two New York City residents -- Clive Lino and Daryl Khan -- who had been stopped and frisked by police officers but were cleared of any wrongdoing.
56) Finally, the dissent's rule would discourage cooperative, compliant behavior, as the citizen who stays to answer an officer's questions risks being frisked, whereas the one who simply walks away does not.
About two years ago, there was a newspaper article quoting a former NYPD official suggesting that officers needed to "[s]ell the stop" to explain, nicely, to the victim after the fact why he or she was stopped and frisked.
This was the second time when Kalam was frisked by US authorities.
Last week, there was uproar after Abdul Kalam, a former Indian president, was frisked by personnel of US carrier Continental Airlines in New Delhi before being allowed to board a US-bound flight.
The woman allegedly slapped the guard with her boarding pass after he informed her that she would have to be frisked because she had repeatedly set off the metal detector.
Security guards frisked media members who went through the press-box entrance but didn't frisk fans.
20) The police went to the bus stop, spotted a suspect who met the description, and frisked him, finding a gun.
The actual holding of the case, however, indicates that the Court intended to confine the power to "stop" to situations which clearly call for investigation of criminally suspicious circumstances and the power of "frisk" to situations where there is a probability that the person to be frisked or searched is armed and may bc dangerous to the officer or other citizens.
At present, MPs are not frisked while entering the Parliament complex.
Gulbarga (Karnataka), April 28 ( ANI ): Former Uttar Pradesh chief minister and founder chief of the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP), Mayawati, has charged the Election Commission with perpetrating a culture of caste bias after she was recently frisked in poll-bound Karnataka.
Residents who have been stopped and frisked spoke about the emotional toll of the practice and about the potential eviction from their homes in NYCHA's developments.
On Saturday, the lawyers were also frisked and were not allowed to carry cellphones and handbags inside the court.