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2016 Florida Statutes

SECTION 041
Preservation of the public peace by local authority.
F.S. 870.041
870.041 Preservation of the public peace by local authority.In the event of overt acts of violence, or the imminent threat of such violence, within a county or municipality and the Governor has not declared a state of emergency to exist, local officers shall be empowered to declare such a state of emergency exists in accordance with the provisions of ss. 870.041-870.048.
History.s. 1, ch. 70-990.