Battery on a LEO Defense Attorney in Orlando and Lake County
784.07 Assault or battery of law enforcement officers, firefighters, emergency medical care providers, public transit employees or agents, or other specified officers; reclassification of offenses; minimum sentences.
Battery on a law enforcement officer (also known as battery on a LEO) is an extremely common felony charge. Police officers often use it to demonstrate authority or to gain control over a situation. Due to the seriousness of this crime, it is in your best interest to contact an Orlando criminal defense attorney in order to learn and understand your rights.
The person who is arrested is usually the one who suffers a physical injury at the hands of the officers. Somebody facing this charge often feels both physically and emotionally violated. Many people arrested for battery on a law enforcement officer feel that they have done nothing wrong. They have difficulty understanding why they were arrested, much less charged with assaulting an officer.
Conan & Herman has significant experience in defending battery on a law enforcement charges and has represented over 200 clients charged with this offense. If you or a loved one has been arrested for battery on a law enforcement officer in Florida, contact Mr. Conan or Mr. Herman for a FREE CONFIDENTIAL CONSULTATION.