perp walk

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perp walk
 
n
informal (US) an arranged public appearance of a recently arrested criminal for the benefit of the media

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Main Entry:  perp walk
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  the parading by police of a handcuffed arrested suspect for the benefit of media and bystanders
Etymology:  short for perpetrator walk
Usage:  slang, now also used for arrested business executives
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