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Section 338.836

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PROFESSIONAL INVESTIGATOR LICENSURE ACT (EXCERPT)
Act 285 of 1965


338.836 Display of unauthorized badge, shield, identification card, or license; violation; penalties.

Sec. 16.

(1) A person shall not possess or display a badge or shield that purports to indicate that the holder is a private detective, private investigator, or professional investigator.

(2) A licensee may request authorization to provide employee identification cards only upon the express authorization of the department as to format and content.

(3) A person shall not display any badge, shield, identification card, or license that might mislead the public into thinking that the holder is a licensed professional investigator.

(4) A person who violates this section is guilty of a misdemeanor and any unauthorized badge, shield, identification card, or license shall be confiscated by any law enforcement officer of the state. Each day the violation continues shall constitute a separate offense.


History: 1965, Act 285, Imd. Eff. July 22, 1965 ;-- Am. 2002, Act 474, Eff. Oct. 1, 2002 ;-- Am. 2008, Act 146, Imd. Eff. May 28, 2008


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