turnover arrest – made by a security guard who holds the suspect, usually a shoplifter, until the police arrive and then turns the suspect over to them

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turnover arrest:
(1947)

1. An arrest by a security guard who holds the suspect, usually a shoplifter, until the police arrive and then turns the suspect over to them. [1]

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[1]: Black’s Law Dictionary Deluxe Tenth Edition by Henry Campbell Black & Editor in Chief Bryan A. Garner. ISBN: 978-0-314-62130-6

 

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