Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The deliberate escorting of an arrested suspect by police in front of reporters and television cameras, especially as a means of pressuring or humiliating the suspect.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The intentional public display before news cameras of someone in police custody, especially someone famous or notorious, for the purpose of satisfying public interest, demonstrating the authorities' effectiveness, or shaming the person.

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  • Wow, I can't even say that once, let alone 5 times fast.

    April 27, 2011

  • If a police officer sits the suspect down beforehand and assures him that everything will be fine, is that a pre-perp walk pep-talk?

    April 27, 2011

  • I would like to go on a peep walk. I think it would make me squee like an anime girl.

    April 27, 2011

  • *shoos chickens off the page*

    April 27, 2011

  • I wish.

    April 27, 2011

  • Were you looking for peep walk?

    April 27, 2011