Powers And Authority Of Private Security Employees

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In the State of Texas the security officer is NOT a peace officer and has no special authority to enforce laws. This quiz is to help identify what a security officer can and can not do.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Protection of assets must be done within the constraints of _______ and ________.
    • A. 

      Texas Private Security Bureau regulations and Texas state laws.

    • B. 

      Texas state and federal laws.

    • C. 

      Local municipality laws and Texas state laws.

    • D. 

      Texas state laws and departmental and MHHS policies and procedures.

    • E. 

      MHHS and departmental policies and procedures.

  • 2. 
    What must a private security employee be familiar with before they attempt to detain or arrest a person?
  • 3. 
    What is the difference between state and local laws and MHHS policies?
  • 4. 
    The private security officer has the right to search a person or their personal belongings
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    What must happen if a person is arrested?
  • 6. 
    What are the three conditions under which a private security officer may make an arrest in the State of Texas?
  • 7. 
    Private security employees have a responsibility to protect the assets and maintain peace for _________ served.
    • A. 

      The precinct

    • B. 

      The city

    • C. 

      The property

    • D. 

      The county

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 8. 
    Generally, your responsibility in handling violations of hospital or MHHS policies and procedures is only to report the matter to the ___________ or ______________ on duty.
  • 9. 
    Who must be notified when an arrest is made?
  • 10. 
    Once detained, a person cannot be unarrested.
    • A. 

      False

    • B. 

      True

  • 11. 
    An arrested person must be turned over to a ______________.
    • A. 

      Magistrate via a peace officer.

    • B. 

      Constable's deputy.

    • C. 

      Sheriff's deputy.

    • D. 

      Local law enforcement.

    • E. 

      The person does not have to be turned over to anyone and may be unarrested.

  • 12. 
    The obligations of the private security employee extend only to the _______ for which they are formally contracted to provide security services for.
    • A. 

      The precinct

    • B. 

      The county

    • C. 

      The state

    • D. 

      The city

    • E. 

      The area

  • 13. 
    What is considered an arrest?
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