Kidnapping


Kidnapping (KID) - Level I

Definition:

Forcibly, or by threat, confining, abducting, or imprisoning another person against his/her will and without lawful authority.

Examples

  • Student or other holding another person for ransom or reward, as a shield, or as a hostage.
  • Non-custodial caregiver, with a restraining order, picking up a student.

Non-Examples

  • Student running away with her boyfriend after being picked up from school by him.

Additional Guidelines

Note: This is a "Violent Incident" and must be reported in the related element "Injury-Related" and must also be "Reported to Law Enforcement".

Statutes

  • 787.01 Kidnapping; kidnapping of child under age 13, aggravating circumstances.

Contact

Office of Safe Schools 325 West Gaines Street, Room 554 Tallahassee, Florida 32399-0400
Phone: (850) 245-0416
Fax: (850) 245-9978