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Title XXXVIII CRIMES AND PUNISHMENT; PEACE OFFICERS AND PUBLIC DEFENDERS

Chapter 577

Effective - 01 Jan 2017, see footnote bottom

  577.715.  Detention in terminal by security guard authorized — no criminal or civil liability, exception. — A duly authorized security guard may detain within the terminal any person committing an act declared unlawful by any provision of sections 577.700 to 577.718 and section 307.176* until law enforcement authorities arrive.  Such detention shall not constitute unlawful imprisonment and neither the company nor such company representative personally shall be civilly or criminally liable upon grounds of unlawful imprisonment or assault providing that only reasonable force is exercised against any person so detained.

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(L. 1982 S.B. 519 § 6, A.L. 2014 S.B. 491)

Transferred 2014; formerly 578.325; Effective 1-01-17

*Section 307.176 was repealed by H.B. 1965, 2010.


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