Definition Edit

Noun. An arrest is

[a]ny act, including taking, seizing or detaining of a person, that indicates an intention to take a person into custody and that subjects the person to the control of the person making the arrest.[1]

Verb. To arrest means to take a person into custody, by authority of law, for the purpose of charging him/her with a criminal offense.

References Edit

  1. DOE Manual 470.4-7, at 6.

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