Making arrests in retail security – Part 3

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The post arrest procedure Finally, we get to the third and final part of this series on arrest procedure. The feedback on Part 1 and Part 2 has been great and there have been some great comments about new information people have gotten from them and some crazy practices being encouraged by employees and employers when it comes to making …

Making Arrests in Retail Security- Part 2

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Retail arrest procedures variables and decision making. It’s happened again with this article. What started off as a two-part series is going to turn into a 3 part. Welcome to part 2. Last week we looked at the basic principles of making an arrest. We discussed the risks and the safety measures. We also looked at the approach and the …

Making Arrests in Retail Security

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A practical guide to making arrests for retail security operatives   I have spoken at length in previous articles about arrest being a single option among many for retail security operatives. I have also written about associated risks of false arrest and about the legal aspects of making an arrest as a security operative. In this article I want to …

The Law and Arrest Part 2

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Security Operatives Power of Arrest Following on from the previous article on this subject I want to go a bit further into the topic of power of arrest. In the last article we covered some areas including the legality of arrest. The basis for arrest and some legislative areas. In this article I’m want to develop that a little. I …

The Law and Arrest Part 1

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Security Operatives and Arrest This weeks article is about the the technical subject of arrest. It’s a basic legal principle which both confuses and scares people on equal measure. While it should be an easy topic to explain it is also one which has to be taken very seriously. There are many very serious legal, safety and ethical issues to …