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Palisades School District creates rules for strip searches

Published On: Feb 07 2013 07:00:00 PM EST   Updated On: Feb 08 2013 06:38:43 PM EST

Officials in the Palisades School District in Bucks County have approved a strip search policy.

Officials in the Palisades School District in Bucks County have approved a strip search policy.

The policy says strip searches are subject to stricter standards than regular searches.

They're only allowed if the number or nature of the items sought present a higher danger than other kinds of contraband.

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The reasons for a strip search must also be stronger than those for a regular search.

The new directive follows a 2009 U.S. Supreme Court ruling on the matter.