He’s concerned for the message it sends young people, despite his police force strip searching over 120 underage people in the past three years.
Some as young as 12 years old.
The senior constable has admitted circumstances did not meet the level of urgency required for a strip search.
The report warns that unlawful use of the practice is “potentially widespread”.
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Organisers will reportedly face large fines or even jail time if their events are deemed unsafe.
64% of strip searches prompted by sniffer dogs in 2016-17 found nothing.