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Just in time for the resignation of “Trooper” Garrity, WikiHow’s How-to of the Day!

How to Make a Citizen’s Arrest

In many countries around the world, civilians are empowered to stop a perpetrator in the act of a serious crime and take the arrested to a courthouse or police station, or keep them from leaving until an officer of the law arrives. The conditions under which this is permitted vary from place to place, but in case you are ever in a situation where you can stop a criminal, you should know what your options are.