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Switzerland. Geneva. Paquis neighborhood. Three police officers ( two policemen and a policewoman) control in the park " La Perle du Lac" the identites of three men who are roms from Romania. The policemen are frik searching the men. Two will be left free and will be brought in the police car to the police station for further controls. The Romani people are also known by a variety of other names, in English as Gypsies and Roma, in Central and Eastern Europe as Tsigani. A frisk search (also called a patdown or pat down) is a search of a person's outer clothing wherein a person runs his or her hands along the outer garments to detect any concealed weapons or contraband. A police officer (R) is wearing a ballistic vest, bulletproof vest or bullet-resistant vest which is an item of personal armor that helps absorb the impact from knives, firearm-fired projectiles and shrapnel from explosions, and is worn on the torso. Soft vests are made from many layers of woven or laminated fibers and can be capable of protecting the wearer from small-caliber handgun and shotgun projectiles. 15.05.12 © 2012 Didier Ruef