The State Attorney's Office in Sarasota, Manatee and DeSoto counties will be closed Monday February 18th, 2019 in observance of Presidents' Day.

Violent Crimes Unit

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crime scene tapeThe Violent Crimes Unit is a specialized unit of prosecutors within the Circuit Court Felony Division. This unit is responsible for the prosecution of violent offenses involving the use of a firearm or deadly weapon:

  • Crimes committed by gang members or in furtherance of gang activity, and
  • Crimes committed by Career Criminals, Habitual Felony Offenders, Habitual Violent Felony Offenders, and Prison Releasee Reoffenders.