Are security guards allowed to detain you?
Security guards are allowed to detain a troublesome person using force until the police arrive.
Are security guards independent contractors?
Security guards are typically hired out by private companies to patrol public or private properties, as well as events.
Are security guards law enforcement officers?
Security guards cannot make arrests, therefore are not law enforcement officers, but can detain a disorderly person until police arrive.
Why is it important to have a security guard?
A security guard is important for guarding a specific property and event and also for preventing violence.