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Title V
Chapter 25
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F.S. 25.251
25.251 Marshal of Supreme Court; appointment; qualification; authority.
(1) The Supreme Court shall appoint a marshal who shall hold office during the pleasure of the court.
(2) The marshal and his or her deputies must comply with s. 943.13 relating to requirements for law enforcement officers in this state.
(3) The marshal and his or her deputies shall be law enforcement officers, as defined in s. 943.10(1), under the direction and control of the Supreme Court with full powers to bear arms and make arrests in accordance with the laws of this state. In performance of their official duties for the Supreme Court, they may apprehend without warrant a person disturbing the peace and deliver that person to the appropriate law enforcement officer of the municipality or county in which further proceedings may be held according to law. The powers granted in this subsection may be exercised only in furtherance of and in connection with the performance of official duties for the Supreme Court.
History.s. 1, ch. 57-274; s. 1, ch. 80-145; s. 20, ch. 81-259; s. 1, ch. 83-167; s. 104, ch. 95-147; s. 2, ch. 95-325; s. 1, ch. 2013-86.