What is Improper Exhibition of a Weapon or Firearm in Florida?

In Florida, Improper Exhibition of a Weapon or Firearm is a first degree misdemeanor. In addition to fines, court costs, and other requirements, you can receive up to 1 year in county jail.

To prove the crime of Improper Exhibition of a Weapon or Firearm, the State must prove the following three elements beyond a reasonable doubt:

  1. The Defendant had or carried a weapon or firearm.

  2. The Defendant exhibited the weapon or firearm in a rude, careless, angry, or threatening manner.

  3. He or she did so in the presence of one or more persons.


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