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Synonyms for frisk

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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

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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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"New NYPD Tapes Introduced in Stop and Frisk Trial." Village Voice, March 22.
Later, two male officers forcefully tried to enter the box and frisk me after the female officers refused.
"We are changing rapidly to the needs of our end consumer, and the way our end-consumer shops today," Frisk said.
(169) Subsequently, while it can be assumed that nearly every police department in the country uses some form of stop and frisk, it has been shown that the focus on community policing--the chief strategy of the Chicago Police Department--has been ineffective in its attempt to produce dramatic results, evidenced by the continually surging crime rate in Chicago.
(33) Under the rubric of reasonableness, the Court balanced the governmental interest in crime prevention and officer safety against the individual interest in privacy, holding that an officer is constitutionally permitted to stop and frisk a defendant whom he has reasonable suspicion to believe is engaged in criminal activity and is armed and dangerous.
Kelly has adamantly rejected the mounting challenges to stop and frisk. Speaking at a Greater Harlem Chamber of Commerce event last August, Kelly defended the policy.
Set up in 1993, Frisk Software is an antivirus research and product development company that offers the F-Prot Antivirus and F-Prot AVES solutions.
M2 EQUITYBITES-October 2, 2012-Commtouch wraps up buy of Frisk Software's antivirus business(C)2012 M2 COMMUNICATIONS
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Travis Frisk earned the Certified Wealth Strategist designation from Cannon Financial Institute.
taken together with rational inferences from those facts" (24) suggest that "criminal activity may be afoot." (25) Further, the officer can perform a pat-down, or frisk, for weapons (26) if he or she has reason to believe the individual is "armed and presently dangerous." (27) Courts reviewing the propriety of the officer's actions must assess "whether a reasonably prudent [person in the officer's] circumstances ...
They then tried to frisk him again once he was seated saying they had
New York police widely use the practice known as stop-and-frisk, in which officers randomly stop people on the street and sometimes frisk them to determine whether they are carrying arms.
In 2008, the Rubinos opened Frisk Jewelry in Boulder to sell their own jewelry as well as original and vintage items of all descriptions.