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United States of America
Phone: (310) 490-3697
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TO ARREST TRAINING MANUAL
If a suspect does not feel free to walk away because of a security guard’s statements
and actions, he may claim to have been under arrest.
A security guard should never touch a suspect except for self defense, or when
necessary to use reasonable force in effecting an arrest.
A security guard may search for WEAPONS ONLY and may search only when he has
cause to believe that the arrested person is armed.
A suspect MAY NOT be legally searched for weapons until he is actually arrested.
If contraband or stolen items are discovered while searching for weapons, those items
should be left on the suspect, unless there is a likelihood the suspect will dispose of them.
When the suspect is turned over to the peace officer, he should be notified of the
If a private citizen has made a lawful arrest, the peace officer by law MUST take
custody of the suspect.
The person/security guard who makes an arrest will be recorded as the arresting party.
Administer the final exam. Have trainees write their answers on the “Power
answer sheet. If they fail the first time, have them review the material again and correct
the answers they missed.
6. Have each applicant fill out an application for registration for employment as a security
guard or alarm agent. Sign on the “instructor’s signature” line.
7. The Bureau strongly recommends that the electronic on line application be used when
applying for a security guard registration.
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