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Will controversial bra-shaking searches continue in Lakeland?

Lakeland, Florida -- State Attorney Jerry Hill calls a bra-shaking search ordered by one Lakeland police officer during a traffic stop "highly questionable."

The stop by Officer Dustin Fetz of Zoe Brugger was caught on camera.

WATCH: Police dash cam video of the incident

But has the Chief Lisa Womack instructed her department to stop during these controversial searches while an internal investigation is conducted? 10 News wanted to know but we were told on Friday that no one from LPD is talking.

READ Chief Womack's full statement here

Among the questions 10 News wanted answered were:

* How long have Lakeland officers used this technique?

* How many times has the technique been used in the field by Lakeland officers in the last 5 years?

* Have you directed your department to stop using this technique immediately?

* Can you give an example of when the technique has been effective and led to an arrest?

Reportedly, Fetz told an investigator earlier this year that the bra-shaking search is a known technique that's used by some LPD officers. Though, Fetz went on to say he couldn't recall ever formally being trained on the technique.

Hill told reporters on Thursday that he believed the searches were not isolated.

"We don't how widespread it is. We know that based on statements that we've taken, it's not an uncommon practice," Hill said.

Brugger tells 10 News at this point she does not file on planning a lawsuit because of the search, she simply wants an apology.

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