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The 2023 Florida Statutes (including Special Session C)

Chapter 901
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F.S. 901.252
901.252 Authority to patrol municipally owned or leased property and facilities outside municipal limits; taking into custody outside territorial jurisdiction.
(1) A duly constituted law enforcement officer employed by a municipality may patrol property and facilities which are owned or leased by the municipality but are outside the jurisdictional limits of the municipality, and, when there is probable cause to believe a person has committed or is committing a violation of state law or of a county or municipal ordinance on such property or facilities, may take the person into custody and detain the person in a reasonable manner and for a reasonable time. The law enforcement officer employed by the municipality shall immediately call a law enforcement officer with jurisdiction over the property or facility on which the violation occurred after detaining a person under this subsection.
(2) A law enforcement officer employed by a municipality who detains a person under subsection (1) is not civilly or criminally liable for false arrest, false imprisonment, or unlawful detention on the basis of any reasonable actions taken in compliance with subsection (1).
History.s. 1, ch. 91-174; s. 1468, ch. 97-102; s. 1, ch. 2001-105.