Today whilst visiting another building I noticed an unattended bag sitting on a table in a public area. It was unattended for a while so I did the right thing which is report it to security - which you just have to do nowdays in the modern public service.
The guard turned up to have a look a few moments later.
He looked at the bag.
He opened the bag.
He rumaged through the bag.
He took the bag away.
Now, correct me if I am wrong, traditionally not the best method of dealing with an unattended item of luggage. Normally you ask people in the area if it's theirs. Failing that you get on the PA and ask the building, having cleared people from being near the bag. Failing a response there you call the appropriate skilled types to come and look at it.
You don't pretty much do any of the things the security guard did. Yes, I am aware of the irony of picking on a public servant but as a public servant who sees things being done wrongly it gets my goat.
Sure 999999 times out of 1000000 its not going to be an issue with what he did. But it was a crowded room and if it was something then a lot of people could have been hurt.