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Switzerland. Canton Ticino. Bellinzona. Railway station. Police station. A police officer from TPO (Transport Police) is strip searching an Italian man who had no valid ticket while travelling on a train. The man was brought by the policemen to the police station in order to control the person's identity. His wallet and identity document are on the table.The Italian man was fined and 15 minutes later sent free out the police station. TPO (Transport Police) is the Swiss Federal Railways Police. Swiss Federal Railways (German: Schweizerische Bundesbahnen (SBB), French: Chemins de fer fédéraux suisses (CFF), Italian: Ferrovie federali svizzere (FFS)) is the national railway company of Switzerland. It is usually referred to by the initials of its German, French and Italian names, as SBB CFF FFS. A strip search is a practice of searching a person for weapons or other contraband suspected of being hidden on their body or inside their clothing by requiring the person to remove some or all of his clothing. The strip search is a mandatory procedure which requires legal authority. It is done by a police officer once a person is arrested and locked in a cell. A police station or station house is a building which serves for police officers. The building contains temporary holding cells and interview/interrogation rooms 19.07.2017 © 2017 Didier Ruef