Bail Fugitive Recovery Person Law and Legal Definition

The bail fugitive recovery person refers to a person who tracks down criminal defendants who fail to show up in court after a bond company has posted their bail. S/he has written authorization by a bail agent, surety to arrest a fugitive. S/he is contracted to investigate, surveil, locate, and arrest a bail fugitive for surrender to appropriate authorities, or any person employed to assist in the arrest of such a fugitive.