X-rays help cops to nail 35 in drug raid.
AN X-ray scanner which sees through suspects' clothes was hailed a 'fantastic success' last night after it helped police make 35 arrests in a drugs raid.
The pounds 120,000 machine was used in Harlesden, north London North London is a part of London, England which has several possible definitions. River & geography
The part of London north of the River Thames (illustrated). , by police targeting two pubs frequented by members of the Jamaican Lock City Crew gang.
Suspects were given the choice of either a strip search or standing in front of the new scanner.
It uses low radiation Xrays to penetrate one 10th of an inch into the skin. The radiation is 1500 times less than a normal chest X-ray chest x-ray,
n an examination of the chest using x-rays. Routinely performed in patients complaining of chest pain to rule out respiratory or heart disease.
chest X-ray Chest film, see there .
Detective Chief Superintendent Chief Superintendent is a senior rank in police forces organised on the British model. United Kingdom
In the British police, a Chief Superintendent (Ch Supt; or colloquially "Chief Super") is senior to a Superintendent and junior to an Assistant Chief Constable (or a Steve James said: 'It takes out the confrontation, frustration and time of strip searching.'
Success: X-ray can see hidden drugs