RLC in the Media: More than 5,500 people get NSW police record after strip searches which found nothing illegal

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New data obtained by RLC reveals that 61% of people strip searched between 2018-2020 had their details needlessly logged in the police database, after nothing illegal was found.

Michael McGowan reports for the Guardian

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