Definition of perp walk in English:

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perp walk

Entry from US English dictionary


An act of walking into or out of a police station, courthouse, etc., that a person in police custody is made to perform for the benefit of the media: scores of high-ranking executives have been subject to perp walks
More example sentences
  • You're real lucky you're not doing the perp walk right now.
  • Later the police paraded him in front of news photographers in a humiliating "perp walk."
  • They also like to use women agents in the perp walk.
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