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Title XLVI CRIMES
Chapter 843 OBSTRUCTING JUSTICE
SECTION 025Depriving officer of means of protection or communication.
843.025 Depriving officer of means of protection or communication.—It is unlawful for any person to deprive a law enforcement officer as defined in s. 943.10(1), a correctional officer as defined in s. 943.10(2), or a correctional probation officer as defined in s. 943.10(3) of her or his weapon or radio or to otherwise deprive the officer of the means to defend herself or himself or summon assistance. Any person who violates this section is guilty of a felony of the third degree, punishable as provided in s. 775.082, s. 775.083, or s. 775.084.
History.—s. 2, ch. 84-187; s. 2, ch. 92-52; s. 1335, ch. 97-102.