Can a male officer search a female suspect?
Question Details: I got pulled over and searched I'm a female and a male officer searched me.
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In most jurisdictions, a male police officer is allowed to search a female suspect, etc., for weapons and or drugs before putting them into the police car. However ,he is not allowed to strip search the female. The same rule applies with a female officer.