Gov. Ron DeSantis Announces New Charges, Increased Penalties For Criminals Who Target Law Enforcement

By  //  September 22, 2020

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ABOVE VIDEO: Gov. Ron DeSantis is expected to make major announcement at the Polk County Sheriff’s Office in Winter Haven. 

BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – Gov. Ron DeSantis announced a renewed to commitment on Monday to protect law enforcement officials by unveiling new criminal charges for those suspects that commit violent crimes towards police officers and deputies in Florida.

“Today, I announced bold legislation that creates new criminal offenses and increases penalties for those who target law enforcement and participate in violent or disorderly assemblies,” said Gov. DeSantis.

“We will always stand with our men and women in uniform who keep our communities safe.”