2010 Florida Statutes
Judicial officers have committing authority.
Judicial officers have committing authority.—
Each state judicial officer is a conservator of the peace and has committing authority to issue warrants of arrest, commit offenders to jail, and recognize them to appear to answer the charge. He or she may require sureties of the peace when the peace has been substantially threatened or disturbed.
s. 1, ch. 19554, 1939; CGL 1940 Supp. 8663(1); s. 1, ch. 70-338; s. 4, ch. 70-339; s. 34, ch. 73-334; s. 1451, ch. 97-102; s. 18, ch. 2004-11.