perp walk


noun

US informal an arranged public appearance of a recently arrested criminal for the benefit of the media

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Example sentences from the Web for perp walk

  • I did my key and did the perp-walk around the gang, letting everyone snap a pic.

    Little Brother|Cory Doctorow
  • I raised my arms over my head like a prizefighter and made my exit from Social Studies and began the perp-walk to the office.

    Little Brother|Cory Doctorow