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Risk-protection orders issued in Florida, by county

February 9, 2019

Under a Florida law passed after the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, courts can issue so-called risk-protection orders taking away an individual’s gun rights for one year. They must find “clear and convincing” evidence the person is a threat to themselves or others.

Here are the orders each Florida county reported issuing in the first nine months of the law — from its effective date on March 9, 2018, through Nov. 30:

— Alachua: 1

— Baker: 0

— Bay: 8

— Bradford: 0

— Brevard: 7

— Broward: 139

— Calhoun: 0

— Charlotte: 1

— Citrus: 4

— Clay: 0

— Collier: 6

— Columbia: 4

— Desoto: 0

— Dixie: 2

— Duval: 5

— Escambia: 0

— Flagler: 2

— Franklin: 0

— Gadsden: 0

— Gilchrist: 2

— Glades: 0

— Gulf: 0

— Hamilton: 1

— Hardee: 1

— Hendry: 0

— Hernando: 7

— Highlands: 13

— Hillsborough: 51

— Holmes: 0

— Indian River: 6

— Jackson: 0

— Jefferson: 0

— Lafayette: 1

— Lake: 1

— Lee: 12

— Leon: 3

— Levy: 0

— Liberty: 0

— Madison: 1

— Manatee: 11

— Marion: 27

— Martin: 10

— Miami-Dade: 57

— Monroe: 8

— Nassau: 1

— Okaloosa: 11

— Okeechobee: 0

— Orange: 16

— Osceola: 2

— Palm Beach: 12

— Pasco: 29

— Pinellas: 163

— Polk: 159

— Putnam: 12

— St. Johns: 0

— St. Lucie: 17

— Santa Rosa: 0

— Sarasota: 15

— Seminole: 35

— Sumter: 5

— Suwannee: 3

— Taylor: 0

— Union: 0

— Volusia: 66

— Wakulla: 0

— Walton: 2

— Washington: 0

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Source: Florida court system

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