Prior to the adoption of Ord. 17347 on 06/17/2002, Section 13-46 read as follows.

    For the purpose of this article, the following definitions and rules of construction shall apply:

    (1)    The term "armed guard" shall mean any person employed or retained in any manner, who is provided, required, or allowed to carry, wear, or otherwise have upon his person, any firearm defined as such by Chapter 571 Revised Statutes of Missouri, as amended. Nothing herein shall be construed to permit carrying of concealed weapons.

    (2)    The term "chief" shall mean the chief of police or his the chief’s designated subordinates.

(3) The term “conviction” shall include a plea of guilty or a finding of guilty followed by a suspended imposition of sentence.

    (34)    The term "Patrol guard or watchman service" shall mean any person who furnishes the services of another for the purposes of protection of property. The term shall include those who promote such services.

    (45)    The term "security firm" shall mean any patrol, guard or watchman service business which furnishes the services of an armed guard to another person or which employs an armed guard in performing services for another person.

    (56)    The term "security guard" shall mean any person employed by a patrol, guard or watchman service for the purpose of protecting property, who is unarmed during the performance of his while performing such duties.

(Ord. No. 10810, § 1, 12-2-85; Ord. No. 11482, § 1, 5-18-87)

    Cross reference(s)--Definitions and rules of construction generally, § 1-2.