Sunday, June 21, 2015
Hey it’s not James Bond or Ray Donovan or Magnum PI but Bill Warner Investigations ‘G’ License PI’s carry 2 concealed weapons anywhere in Florida with Handcuffs for Bodyguard Work and assist Bail Bondsmen in Fugitive Recovery using vehicles with heavily tinted windows equipped with computers and long lens telephoto cameras and video equipment for surveillance.
FOX NEWS..The death of country singer Randy Howard, gunned down a week ago in his Tennessee home by a bounty hunter, played out like a grim song blaring from a honky-tonk juke box. Wanted for jumping bail on a DUI charge, Howard was in his Lynchburg cabin when Jackie Shell, a bounty hunter, came looking for him. He was killed in an ensuing shootout. Shell, who says Howard shot first, has not been charged in the case, the latest to shine a spotlight on a part of law enforcement that often operates on its fringes, ‘BOUNTY HUNTERS‘.
No person in Florida shall represent himself or herself to be a “bail enforcement agent”, “bounty hunter”, or similar title in (Florida) .
Official titles can be an elite group of:
- Florida Surety Agents
- Florida Bail Bondsman
- Florida Bail Bonds Investigators
ARREST CAN BE MADE BY:
In Florida an arrest can be made by a licensed and appointed Florida Surety Agent, a Licensed Agent from another state where the bond was posted provided that the agent has a certified copy of the bond, or a law enforcement officer. State of Florida ‘Bounty Hunters”: Free lance bounty hunters banned. Does not allow bounty hunters. Fugitives can only be recovered by those to whom they are bonded out. One cannot make an arrest on an out of state bond unless the person is licensed in the state or the state where the bond was written. Violation of the statute is a 3rd class felony. (Florida Statutes 648.30 (2)(3)). UCEA.
State of Florida POSSESSION OF HANDCUFFS AND HANDCUFFS KEY:
(4)(a) It is a defense to a charge of violating this section that the person in custody and in possession of a concealed handcuff key is:
Private investigators most often work for private investigation agencies or operate their own independent firms. They often work on a contract basis for both public and private sector clients, and almost always hold a state license permitting them to conduct legal investigations and surveillance with impunity. Since a state licensing and regulatory body often oversees the field of private investigations, becoming a PI means meeting state-specific requirements for licensure.
State of Florida PRIVATE INVESTIGATIVE SERVICES
(17) “Private investigation” means the investigation by a person or persons for the purpose of obtaining information with reference to any of the following matters:
(6) In addition to any other firearm approved by the department, a licensee who has been issued a Class “G” license may carry a .38 caliber revolver; or a .380 caliber or 9 millimeter semiautomatic pistol (I prefer a Walther PPKS .380 with laser sight see video); or a .357 caliber revolver with .38 caliber ammunition only; or a .40 caliber handgun; or a .45 ACP handgun while performing duties authorized under this chapter. A licensee may not carry more than two firearms upon her or his person when performing her or his duties. A licensee may only carry a firearm of the specific type and caliber with which she or he is qualified pursuant to the firearms training referenced in subsection (8) or s. 493.6113(3)(b).
(8) A Class “C” or Class “CC” PRIVATE INVESTIGATOR licensee may perform bodyguard services without obtaining a Class “D” license, although I currently have a Class “D” license and a Class “G” license.
Bill Warner Private Investigator Sarasota SEX, CRIME CHEATERS & TERRORISM at http://www.wbipi.com