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2018 Florida Statutes

SECTION 124
Trespassing; detention by a certified seaport security officer.
F.S. 311.124
311.124 Trespassing; detention by a certified seaport security officer.
(1) Any Class D or Class G seaport security officer certified under the federal Maritime Transportation Security Act of 2002 guidelines or any employee of the seaport security force certified under the federal Maritime Transportation Security Act of 2002 guidelines who has probable cause to believe that a person is trespassing pursuant to s. 810.08 or s. 810.09 or this chapter in a designated secure or restricted area pursuant to s. 311.12(3) is authorized to detain such person in a reasonable manner for a reasonable period of time pending the arrival of a law enforcement officer, and such action does not render the security officer criminally or civilly liable for false arrest, false imprisonment, or unlawful detention.
(2) Upon detaining a person for trespass, the seaport security officer shall immediately call a certified law enforcement officer to the scene.
History.s. 6, ch. 2006-193; s. 6, ch. 2009-171; s. 5, ch. 2011-41.