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Can Bounty Hunters Make Arrests?

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Can Bounty Hunters Make Arrests?


Bounty hunters are able to make arrests, enter your home on probably cause, put you in handcuffs and use force if necessary to take you back to jail. If there is an arrest warrant, the bounty hunter can go into anyone’s home to pull you out, even if it’s your friends home.

Can Bounty Hunters Enter My Home?

Bounty hunters are allowed to enter into a residence if they have probable cause to believe that the person who skipped bail is in their home.

What Are Bounty Hunters Legally Allowed To Do?

In Kansas, bounty hunting is a legal profession, and the state does not require bounty hunters to hold a license.

A bounty hunter, or an “agent of a surety” or “surety agent” (as identified in the Kansas administrative code), is not required to be licensed in Kansas. However, they must meet certain qualifications and should follow the recommended process in order to be able to locate and capture fugitives.

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