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NCJ Number: 41029 Add to Shopping cart Find in a Library
Title: SCOPE OF LEGAL AUTHORITY OF PRIVATE SECURITY PERSONNEL
Author(s): ANON
Corporate Author: US Dept of Justice
Law Enforcement Assistance Admin
National Private Security Advisory Council
United States of Ame
Date Published: 1978
Page Count: 66
Sponsoring Agency: Hallcrest Press
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National Institute of Justice/
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US Dept of Justice
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NCJRS paper reproduction
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Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: THE MAJOR BODIES OF LAW AFFECTING PRIVATE SECURITY PERSONNEL IN TERMS OF THEIR POWER TO ARREST, DEFEND THEMSELVES, INVESTIGATE, AND CARRY FIREARMS ARE DISCUSSED.
Abstract: THIS MONOGRAPH IS AN ATTEMPT TO INFORM PRIVATE SECURITY AND LAW ENFORCEMENT PERSONNEL OF THE STATUTORY SOURCES OF LEGAL AUTHORITY FOR AND LEGAL RESTRAINTS ON THE CONDUCT OF PRIVATE SECURITY PERSONNEL. THE LAW ASSOCIATED WITH THE SCOPE OF AUTHORITY OF PRIVATE SECURITY PERSONNEL IS EXAMINED, ALONG WITH THE MAJOR CATEGORIES AND CASES OF PRIVATE SECURITY LEGAL INVOLVEMENT IN CRIME PREVENTION AND REDUCTION. THE POSSIBLE LEGAL SOURCES (I.E., CONSTITUTIONAL, CRIMINAL, TORT, CONTRACT, AND REGULATORY LAWS) OF PRIVILEDGES AND IMMUNITIES FOR LAW ENFORCEMENT AND PRIVATE SECURITY PERSONNEL ARE REVIEWED, FOLLOWED BY A DISCUSSION AND ANALYSIS OF THE PROBLEMS OF LEGAL RESTRAINTS IMPOSED ON PRIVATE SECURITY PERSONNEL. THE ISSUES SELECTED FOR ANALYSIS INCLUDE ARREST AND DETENTION, FALSE IMPRISONMENT, SEARCH, INVESTIGATION AND INTERROGATION, USE OF FORCE, USE OF FIREARMS, INVASION OF PRIVACY, AND CHARACTER DEFAMATION. ALSO INCLUDED AS APPENDIXES ARE A SUMMARY OF PRIVATE SECURITY STATEWIDE LEGISLATION, A LISTING OF STATEWIDE PRIVATE SECURITY REGULATORY BOARDS AND AGENCIES, AND A STATE-BY-STATE LISTING OF PRIVATE SECURITY ARREST AUTHORITY. REFERENCES ARE FOOTNOTED. (AUTHOR ABSTRACT MODIFIED--KBL)
Index Term(s): Arrest and apprehension; Comparative analysis; Interview and interrogation; Judicial decisions; Laws and Statutes; Police legal limitations; Private police; Search and seizure; Security; State laws
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