should be placed far apart with fingers spread. His head is kept down.
subject should not be allowed to move (see Figure 5-2).
The Wall Search.
c. Mentally draw a line down the subject's back. Divide him and the area
to be searched in two. When searching his left side, you should not cross over
this line to the subject's right side. Not crossing over prevents your being
d. Approach the subject and take a position to his side. Place your foot
nearest the wall next to the subject's foot so that there is tight ankle-to-
ankle contact. The other foot should be a comfortable distance back and firmly
on the ground. In this way you can feel any major movement on the part of the
Also, by simply stepping back with the ankle in contact, you can
throw the subject off balance and to the ground.
e. Start your search with the subject's hat if he has one, head area, and
hair. The subject's hat should be placed on the ground. Any items removed