2007 Florida Statutes
Trespassing; detention by a certified seaport security officer.
311.124 Trespassing; detention by a certified seaport security officer.--
(1) Any Class D or Class G seaport security officer certified under the Maritime Transportation Security Act guidelines and s. 311.121 or any employee of the seaport security force certified under the Maritime Transportation Security Act guidelines and s. 311.121 who has probable cause to believe that a person is trespassing pursuant to the provisions of s. 810.08 or s. 810.09 or this chapter in a designated restricted area pursuant to s. 311.111 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 shall 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.