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The 2018 Florida Statutes

Title XLVI
CRIMES
Chapter 839
OFFENSES BY PUBLIC OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES
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F.S. 839.20
839.20 Refusal to execute criminal process.If any officer authorized to serve process, willfully and corruptly refuses to execute any lawful process to him or her directed and requiring him or her to apprehend and confine any person convicted or charged with an offense, or willfully and corruptly omits or delays to execute such process, whereby such person escapes and goes at large, the officer shall be guilty of a misdemeanor of the first degree, punishable as provided in s. 775.082 or s. 775.083.
History.s. 15, ch. 1637, 1868; RS 2578; GS 3498; RGS 5383; CGL 7522; s. 1030, ch. 71-136; s. 1329, ch. 97-102.