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Definition of perp walk

perp walk

  • The humiliating public appearance under police arrest of some prominent or wealthy person, usually while being walked to a criminal law proceeding, such as an arraignment.
    ENRON's Fastow is doing the perp walk today.

    Last edited on Jan 11 2003. Submitted by J.S. G. from Houston, TX, USA on Jan 11 2003.

noun

  • any forced walk subjected to suspected or confirmed law breakers. For example, from a place of arrest to a police vehicle.
                                                                                                                      

    Citation from "The Cop", Reaper (TV, 2007), Season 1 Episode 8 blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Dec 20 2010. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Dec 20 2010.

verb - transitive

  • to make a suspected or confirmed law breaker perform a forced walk.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      

    Citation from "Is American law enforcement colluding with Cisco?", David Sirota @ Salon.com, David Sirota, Jun 6 2011 blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Jun 07 2011. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Jun 07 2011.

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