perp walk


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perp walk

n.
The deliberate escorting of an arrested suspect by police in front of reporters and news cameras, especially as a means of pressuring or humiliating the suspect.

perp walk

n
(Journalism & Publishing) informal US an arranged public appearance of a recently arrested criminal for the benefit of the media
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Synopsis: "The Perp Walk" is author Jim Ray Daniels' latest collection of linked stories, that collectively maps out the emotional capitals and potholes of coming of age in a blue-collar town in the Great Lakes State,--though it could be any state where people work hard, play hard, and aren't paid nearly enough for their efforts.
They created a media show by having me arrested and subjected to a "perp walk" as they accused me of being the "mastermind" of a vast corruption scheme.
Felvus was very helpful during the pigs' perp walk to the trailer.
I could name some politically conservative Arkansas defendants who would certainly have preferred not to have "perp walk" photos in print and online as a jury heard the evidence of their corruption.
She said Weinstein's Friday perp walk was his "first step on his inevitable descent to hell."
Summary: A word of advice for Congress as it ponders new schemes for internet regulation after the "perp walk" this week of Facebook tycoon Mark Zuckerberg: Don't do it.
(3) They have also used the notorious "perp walk" as a form of communication and have been known to leak confidential information.
The crew transformed a Northern Ireland summer into a snowy lantern-lit idyll, yet "there's an incredible amount of tension between the setting and the wedding itself, which the audience knows can only end in disaster." Season ender "Mother's Mercy" featured archvillainess Cersei's eye-opening nude perp walk through King's Landing, for which the extras were carefully briefed by Nutter.
So, as the NFL continues its perp walk -- on Friday, one of its best running backs, the Minnesota Vikings star Adrian Peterson, was indicted on charges of abusing his 4-year-old son in Texas -- Goodell looks the other way.
DSK said that the perp walk takes place at the moment where one is supposed to be innocent, where nobody knows if one is a criminal, the charges to which are to be proved later on, and it is just unfair to put people in that way in front of the rest of the world when it is unclear what one has done.
Visit page two to read Perp Walk, and Crime Does Pay
Just imagine what a perp walk of publishers would look like.