Florida Statutes Title XLVI. Crimes § 775.0823. Violent offenses committed against law enforcement officers, correctional officers, state attorneys, assistant state attorneys, justices, or judges

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The Legislature does hereby provide for an increase and certainty of penalty for any person convicted of a violent offense against any law enforcement or correctional officer, as defined in s. 943.10(1) , (2) , (3) , (6) , (7) , (8) , or (9) ;  against any state attorney elected pursuant to s. 27.01 or assistant state attorney appointed under s. 27.181 ;  or against any justice or judge of a court described in Art. V of the State Constitution, which offense arises out of or in the scope of the officer's duty as a law enforcement or correctional officer, the state attorney's or assistant state attorney's duty as a prosecutor or investigator, or the justice's or judge's duty as a judicial officer, as follows:

(1) For murder in the first degree as described in s. 782.04(1) , if the death sentence is not imposed, a sentence of imprisonment for life without eligibility for release.

(2) For attempted murder in the first degree as described in s. 782.04(1) , a sentence pursuant to s. 775.082 , s. 775.083 , or s. 775.084 .

(3) For attempted felony murder as described in s. 782.051 , a sentence pursuant to s. 775.082 , s. 775.083 , or s. 775.084 .

(4) For murder in the second degree as described in s. 782.04(2) and (3) , a sentence pursuant to s. 775.082 , s. 775.083 , or s. 775.084 .

(5) For attempted murder in the second degree as described in s. 782.04(2) and (3) , a sentence pursuant to s. 775.082 , s. 775.083 , or s. 775.084 .

(6) For murder in the third degree as described in s. 782.04(4) , a sentence pursuant to s. 775.082 , s. 775.083 , or s. 775.084 .

(7) For attempted murder in the third degree as described in s. 782.04(4) , a sentence pursuant to s. 775.082 , s. 775.083 , or s. 775.084 .

(8) For manslaughter as described in s. 782.07 during the commission of a crime, a sentence pursuant to s. 775.082 , s. 775.083 , or s. 775.084 .

(9) For kidnapping as described in s. 787.01 , a sentence pursuant to s. 775.082 , s. 775.083 , or s. 775.084 .

(10) For aggravated battery as described in s. 784.045 , a sentence pursuant to s. 775.082 , s. 775.083 , or s. 775.084 .

(11) For aggravated assault as described in s. 784.021 , a sentence pursuant to s. 775.082 , s. 775.083 , or s. 775.084 .

Notwithstanding the provisions of s. 948.01 , with respect to any person who is found to have violated this section, adjudication of guilt or imposition of sentence shall not be suspended, deferred, or withheld.

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