Does the TSA have police powers? Can they arrest, or even legally detain you? Or do they have to refer cases to the local police?

Inquiring minds want to know…

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  1. So far as I am aware, no.

    But I say that with no specific knowledge of the actual laws/legislation/rules/memos at play.

    I do know that in every video wherein people ask, "Am I free to go?", the TSA agents very carefully decline from giving a yes/no answer.

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