DAVID OLSON BLOG


Category: Violent Crimes


OCT. 13 2017
What “Assault with a Deadly Weapon” Means in Florida
What “Assault with a Deadly Weapon” Means in Florida
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In the state of Florida, assault with a deadly weapon is a serious charge with steep penalties. The law, however, isn’t completely straightforward. There are several variances and stipulations that you should be aware of in case you or someone you love ever faces charges.

 

Below, we are going to explain the law in detail.

 

Defining “Assault with a Deadly Weapon” in Florida

 

According to the 2017 Florida Statutes, assault with a deadly weapon falls under “aggravated assault.” An aggravated assault is an assault with a deadly weapon without intent to kill, or with intent …

MAR. 15 2016
A History of Violence Makes Florida Take Violent Crimes Seriously
A History of Violence Makes Florida Take Violent Crimes Seriously
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In 2014, Neighborhood Scout released a list of the 100 most dangerous cities in the United States based on population and FBI data regarding local violent crimes. California had 10 cities on the list. Texas had five. New York had four.

 

But the state with the most cities was – you guessed it – Florida. According to the study, we had 11 of the most dangerous cities in the country.

 

What were those cities?

 

  • 90. Lauderdale Lakes
  • 83. Pompano Beach
  • 82. Miami Beach
  • 81. Orlando
  • 64. Fort Pierce
  • 62. Daytona
  • 58. Miami
  • 57. Fort Myers
  • 42.