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Can a Security Guard Make an Arrest?


Many states permit security guards to make arrests.

Many rent-a-cops are also off duty cops out there to pick up an extra dollar.

In the United States, by some accounts, there are now three private security guards for every one police officer.

It is best to treat a rent-a- cop with the same concern as a police officer. But it gets worse.

Rent-a-cops are not real cops, so you don't have constitutional rights if they violate your rights. That's a wow.

If a security guard tells you to stop: Stop. Do not speak or explain. You do not have any constitutional protections with a rent-a-cop.

Demand he release you or call a police officer. Be smart….. be safe….. be silent.

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