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The 2021 Florida Statutes

Title XLVII
CRIMINAL PROCEDURE AND CORRECTIONS
Chapter 901
ARRESTS AND TEMPORARY DETENTIONS
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F.S. 901.20
901.20 Use of force to effect release of person making arrest detained in building.A peace officer may use any reasonable force to liberate himself or herself or another person from detention in a building entered for the purpose of making a lawful arrest.
History.s. 20, ch. 19554, 1939; CGL 1940 Supp. 8663(20); s. 9, ch. 70-339; s. 1464, ch. 97-102.