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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.
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.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Florida Statutes Title XLVI. Crimes § 775.0823. Violent offenses committed against law enforcement officers, correctional officers, state attorneys, assistant state attorneys, justices, or judges - last updated January 01, 2019 | https://codes.findlaw.com/fl/title-xlvi-crimes/fl-st-sect-775-0823/
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