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perp walk

1. noun The forced walking of an arrested suspect or alleged criminal through a public space so as to allow him or her to be photographed or recorded on video. ("Perp" being short for perpetrator.) The photographers crowded the courtroom steps, eager to get a shot of the billionaire con artist as he began his perp walk.
2. verb (sometimes hyphenated) To force an arrested suspect to perform such a public walk. Police officers perp walked the actor through the crowd after he was arrested for allegedly beating up a reporter.
See also: perp, walk

perp

(pɚp)
n. a perpetrator; someone who does something, such as committing a crime. The perp left a good set of prints on the doorknob.
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When his captain exhibits the same symptoms, Monk decides there's a greater plot and purpose evolving, and he's forced to use all his abilities to uncover the perp.
But soon the two come closer together as it becomes evident the perp is now stalking her with the intention of making her his next victim.
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