(a) No person detained or arrested solely for the violation of a statute, resolution
or ordinance involving a traffic, regulatory or nonviolent misdemeanor offense shall
be strip searched unless there is probable cause to believe that the individual is
concealing a weapon or controlled substance.
(b) Every strip search conducted by law enforcement officers or employees of a law
enforcement agency or department shall be conducted by persons of the same sex as
the person being searched and shall be conducted so that the search cannot be observed
by any person other than the persons conducting the search, unless the right to privacy
is waived by the person being searched.
(c) Every law enforcement officer or employee of a law enforcement agency or department
conducting a strip search shall prepare a report of the strip search. The report shall include:
(1) The name and sex of the person searched;
(2) the name and sex of the persons conducting the search;
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