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The 2019 Florida Statutes

Statutes updated from Official Statutes on: September 19, 2019
Title XLVI
CRIMES
Chapter 777
PRINCIPAL; ACCESSORY; ATTEMPT; SOLICITATION; CONSPIRACY
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F.S. 777.201 Florida Statutes and Case Law
777.201 Entrapment.
(1) A law enforcement officer, a person engaged in cooperation with a law enforcement officer, or a person acting as an agent of a law enforcement officer perpetrates an entrapment if, for the purpose of obtaining evidence of the commission of a crime, he or she induces or encourages and, as a direct result, causes another person to engage in conduct constituting such crime by employing methods of persuasion or inducement which create a substantial risk that such crime will be committed by a person other than one who is ready to commit it.
(2) A person prosecuted for a crime shall be acquitted if the person proves by a preponderance of the evidence that his or her criminal conduct occurred as a result of an entrapment. The issue of entrapment shall be tried by the trier of fact.
History.s. 42, ch. 87-243; s. 1196, ch. 97-102.
F.S. 777.201 on Google Scholar

F.S. 777.201 on Casetext

Amendments to 777.201


Arrestable Offenses / Crimes under Fla. Stat. 777.201
Level: Degree
Misdemeanor/Felony: First/Second/Third

Current data shows no reason an arrest or criminal charge should have occurred directly under Florida Statute 777.201.


Civil Citations / Citable Offenses under S777.201
R or S next to points is Mandatory Revocation or Suspension

Current data shows no reason a civil citation or a suspension or revocation of license should have been issued under Florida Statute 777.201.


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