|Battery on Law Enforcement Officer|
Actually and intentionally touches or strikes a Law Enforcement Officer
Battery on Law Enforcement Officer
If you have been charged with BATT1010 BATTERY ON A LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER (BATT LEO, battery on a LEO) you can call a Tampa Criminal Defense Lawyer at 813-222-2220.
Form Code: BATT1010
Florida Statute: 784.03.1A
Level: Fel (Felony)
Description: BATTERY ON A LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER
BATT1010 BATTERY ON A LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER one of the most commonly charged offenses in Hillsborough County, Florida.
Title XLVI CRIMES
Chapter 784 ASSAULT; BATTERY; CULPABLE NEGLIGENCE
784.03 Battery; felony battery.
(1)(a) The offense of battery occurs when a person:
1. Actually and intentionally touches or strikes another person against the will of the other; or
2. Intentionally causes bodily harm to another person.
(b) Except as provided in subsection (2), a person who commits battery commits a misdemeanor of the first degree, punishable as provided in s. 775.082 or s. 775.083.
(2) A person who has one prior conviction for battery, aggravated battery, or felony battery and who commits any second or subsequent battery commits a felony of the third degree, punishable as provided in s. 775.082, s. 775.083, or s. 775.084. For purposes of this subsection, “conviction” means a determination of guilt that is the result of a plea or a trial, regardless of whether adjudication is withheld or a plea of nolo contendere is entered.