In court, Valente showed he knows how to dress for a perp walk, sporting a striped shirt and a purple scarf.
Strauss-Kahn, remember, was supposed to win them the presidency before that Manhattan perp walk.
In this country, the “perp walk” tradition is as American as the right to remain silent, and it is rarely seriously questioned.
Still, the perp walk is probably here to stay, an enduring vestige of medieval stocks in the public square.
She was arrested hours later, and her perp walk was broadcast in local media.
the parading by police of a handcuffed arrested suspect for the benefit of media and bystanders
short for perpetrator walk
slang, now also used for arrested business executives
A public display of a criminal defendant by the police: an extended jaunt around the block, which is known as a perp parade/ The perp walk is a ritual, a vital part of New York's criminal-justice system (1940s+)