court security officer

court security officer

a person appointed to provide security in the courts. They must be designated by the Lord Chancellor and undergo training. They have specified powers of search and seizure.
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He also directed for the report to be deposited with a court security officer.
He had to be helped out of the dock by a court security officer and assisted to use a waking aid.
If an item is illegal, the court security officer will confiscate it and call the police who will decide whether to arrest the court user.
After a very long day in December 2000, then Florida Supreme Court Justice Major Harding nonchalantly remarked to a court security officer that he was going home to pick up his wife, Jane, to take her to dinner.
Dowgiewicz, who is a federal court security officer and retired Connecticut state trooper, said his work for economic development as a selectman for the last 13 years has laid solid groundwork for fighting for more local aid.
But G4S, which has also been in the firing line over its running of Birmingham Prison, was condemned over the problem by Birmingham Magistrates' Court security officer Howard Stone.
In this case, a court security officer employed by a private contractor providing court security for the U.
A COURT security officer today told how he faces daily clashes with drug addicts and thugs - for a little over pounds 6 an hour.
While USMS deputies detain perpetrators and make arrests, the court security officer "is empowered to bridge the gap between security and law enforcement when necessary," says Khalsa.
Halima Aziz, a Muslim whose family came from Pakistan, was suspended from her job after being wrongly accused of making offensive remarks to a court security officer soon after the al Qaida attacks on New York and Washington on September 11, 2001.
A court security officer who had spent years watching this process, described it poignantly:
The only juror who stayed was a court security officer, a lone alternate, added to the panel when one juror turned out to be a tourist from Portland, Ore.