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Government and Administrative

Florida Governor’s Executive Order 20-91: Florida is Closed, Violators are Subject to Custodial Arrest

The rapid spread of novel coronavirus (COVID 19) throughout Florida has created unprecedented challenges for...

Government and Administrative

Florida Supreme Court Resolves Conflict, Extends Stand Your Ground’ Immunity to LEOs

Originally published by PoliceOne.com on January 19, 2019, David Marsey discusses Florida’s statutory immunity from criminal...

Government and Administrative

The People Have Spoken: Marsy’s Law and its Impact on Law Enforcement Agencies

Published in Florida Police Chief’s Association, Green Alert, December 28, 2018 Marsy’s Law was approved...

Government and Administrative

Back to the Basics: Cost Effective Strategies for the Reduction of Law Enforcement Liability

Originally published in The Florida Police Chief Magazine, April 18, 2018 Law enforcement risk management...

Government and Administrative

The Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Public Safety Act: Fundamental Changes to Florida's Gun Laws

Originally published in The Florida Police Chief Magazine, March 12, 2018 The Parkland school shooting has...

Government and Administrative

Mental Health, Baker Act and Firearms: What’s an Agency to do?

Florida’s law enforcement agencies are frequently presented with calls for service involving individuals threatening others...

Government and Administrative

United States Supreme Court Upholds Constitutionality of Criminal Breath Test Refusal Statutes

The United States Supreme Court recently upheld the constitutionality of state statutes providing criminal penalties...

Government and Administrative

Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals Holds Use of a Taser Against an Emotionally Disturbed, Passively Resisting Subject is Unconstitutional

The Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals recently held[1] that an officer’s use of the drive-stun...

Professional Liability

Florida Supreme Court Denies School District Immunity Under the Cardiac Arrest Survival Act for Failure to Use or Attempt to Use an Available Automatic Defibrillator

The Florida Supreme Court recently held that the Lee County School Board was not immune...

Casualty Litigation

Fourth District Court of Appeal Recognizes the Protection of Incident and Safety Reports Under the Work Product Doctrine

Rumberger attorney David Marsey was published in the summer 2015 issue of the Preferred News....