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"Arrested? What a damn shame."
Kirk and McCoy are placed in Klingon handcuffs, 2293

Captain Kirk and Doctor McCoy are placed under arrest

An arrest was a law enforcement term used to describe when an official agency, most often the police, seized a person on the premise that a crime had been committed. Various terms were used to describe an arrest, such as "being taken into custody", "arrested", and others.

In 2024, agents of the United States of America's Immigration and Customs Enforcement arrested Teresa Ramirez and Cristóbal Rios. (PIC: "Assimilation") Not long after, FBI agents arrested Jean-Luc Picard and Guinan in her bar. (PIC: "Monsters")

The Rigelians demanded the arrest of Jonathan Archer by Starfleet after one of their vessels was destroyed by what appeared to be his vessel, Enterprise NX-01. In actuality, it was a Romulan vessel. (ENT: "United")

In 2256, Michael Burnham was arrested for mutiny and assault after attempting to take control of the USS Shenzhou from Captain Philippa Georgiou. (DIS: "The Vulcan Hello")

Una Chin-Riley was arrested in 2259 by a security team led by Captain Marie Batel for violating Federation law for being genetically-engineered. (SNW: "A Quality of Mercy")

In 2267, while confronting the planet killer machine, Spock threatened to place Commodore Matt Decker under arrest if he did not relinquish command of the USS Enterprise. Spock did so per the orders of Captain James T. Kirk, who invoked his personal authority as captain to order Spock to relieve the commodore. (TOS: "The Doomsday Machine")

In 2268, Arne Darvin was arrested for poisoning a shipment of grain on Deep Space Station K-7 and deported back to Qo'noS where he was discommendated. 105 years later in 2373, he stole the Orb of Time and went back to plant a tricobalt bomb on the station. He was arrested again by Odo and Worf.

Also that same year while Odo and Worf were arresting Darvin, Bashir and O'Brien accidentally got themselves arrested for taking part in a barfight and told Kirk "I don't know sir" to avoid being punished. (TOS: "The Trouble with Tribbles"; DS9: "Trials and Tribble-ations")

In 2270, the Dramens arrested Doctor Leonard McCoy for his supposed part in the death of hundreds of Dramians due to what later became recognized as the Dramia II plague. (TAS: "Albatross")

In 2287, Spock placed his half brother Sybok under arrest for seventeen violations of the Neutral Zone Treaty, although at the time Spock was actually a prisoner of his brother's Galactic Army of Light and Sybok found the situation amusing. (Star Trek V: The Final Frontier)

In 2293, Kirk and Leonard McCoy were placed under arrest by General Chang for the assassination of Chancellor Gorkon. Chang cited interstellar law in doing so. (Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country)

In 2367, Worf was ordered by Data to take the brainwashed Geordi La Forge into custody to prevent him from assassinating Governor Vagh of Krios. (TNG: "The Mind's Eye")

That same year, Captain Benjamin Maxwell was arrested for war crimes against the Federation and the Cardassian Union when he destroyed a science station and two Cardassian ships, a supply vessel and a warship, in the Cuellar system along the Cardassian Border. Captain Picard used Maxwell's former tactical officer Miles O'Brien to get Maxwell to surrender. Maxwell then surrendered his vessel, gave command to his first officer, and beamed himself over to the USS Enterprise-D where Picard put him in the brig for transport to Starbase 211 with the crew of the USS Phoenix where they would stand trial. (TNG: "The Wounded")

In 2369, Nog and a Markalian looter were arrested by Odo, Commander Benjamin Sisko, and Kira Nerys for looting. Sisko had Nog spend the night in the brig as a bargaining chip to Quark who was revealed by Kira to be the real thief. (DS9: "Emissary")

Later that same year, Tahna Los was arrested for attempting to detonate a bomb which he made out of bilitrium which he bought from the Duras sisters and an antimatter converter he stole from Cardassian Union with the intent of detonating it in the Bajoran wormhole. Kira saw through his treachery and beamed the bomb into space in the Gamma Quadrant where it harmlessly exploded. Los was returned to Deep Space 9 and put in the brig before being escorted back to Bajor and returned to prison. (DS9: "Past Prologue")

In 2370, Odo and Quark had Kor arrested for public intoxication when they found him drinking Breshtanti ale in the holosuites. Koloth made a failed attempt to bail Kor out and told Odo to keep him when he found out that Kor was still drunk. Dax eventually bailed Kor out of the brig. (DS9: "Blood Oath")

In 2370 of the mirror universe, Quark was arrested, interrogated, and eventually executed for aiding in the escape of Terrans from Terok Nor. (DS9: "Crossover")

In 2371, two officers of the Bajoran civil police arrived at the home of Shakaar Edon to arrest him for violating the Bajoran Provisional Government's order to return soil reclamators to them. Shakaar and Kira Nerys both subdued the officers and fled. (DS9: "Shakaar")

Also that same year Quark and Morn were arrested by Odo for running an illegal vole fighting ring on the promenade. After Quark was released Odo warned him not to do it again. (DS9: "Through the Looking Glass")

In 2372, Worf arrested a Dopterian for robbing his quarters and handed him over to Odo. When Worf wanted an explanation about security breaches, Odo then recalled two incidents where the Enterprise-D was looted and hijacked. (DS9: "Bar Association")

Rom was arrested by Dominion forces in 2374 for alleged terrorist activities, such as the attempted sabotage of Terok Nor. (DS9: "Behind the Lines")

Damar wanted to have Kira Nerys arrested shortly afterwards for assaulting him, but was not allowed to by Gul Dukat. (DS9: "Favor the Bold") Dukat did later order the arrest of Kira, Jake Sisko, and Leeta to hold them for questioning about their ties to Rom's alleged terrorist activities. (DS9: "Sacrifice of Angels")

Carol Freeman was placed under arrest in 2381 for allegedly participating in a conspiracy to destroy Pakled Planet. (LD: "First First Contact") She was later exonerated. (LD: "Grounded")

The following year, a Karemma delegation led by Trade Minister Korzak attempted to arrest Quark for stealing Karemma technology for use in his Quark 2000 replicator, disabling Deep Space 9 and the USS Cerritos in the process. Quark was forced to agree to a settlement in which he was not arrested but had to give 76% of the profits from his franchises to the Karemma. (LD: "Hear All, Trust Nothing")

In 2381, Beckett Mariner was arrested by Ferengi authorities on Ferenginar after a bar fight. She was bailed out by Quimp. (LD: "Parth Ferengi's Heart Place")

In the 29th century, Lieutenant Ducane placed Captain Braxton under arrest for crimes he was going to commit, after a future version of him was found to be attempting to sabotage and destroy the USS Voyager. (VOY: "Relativity")

In 3188, Michael Burnham was placed under arrest by a Mercantile drone for attempting to enter the marketplace's vault. (DIS: "That Hope Is You, Part 1")

The term "arrested" could also refer to a period of stagnation. Such was the case when one referred to an arrested culture. James Kirk once told Jojo Krako that his behavior was arrested, to which Krako confused the term with the law enforcement version and stated "I ain't never been arrested in my whole life!" (TOS: "The Apple", "A Piece of the Action")

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