Sexual Battery


Sexual Battery (SXB) - Level I

Definition:

Forced or attempted oral, anal, or vaginal penetration by using a sexual organ or an object simulating a sexual organ, or the anal or vaginal penetration of another by any body part or object.

Examples

  • Student or other raping someone.
  • Student or other attempting to rape someone.

Non-Examples

  • Students engaging in consensual sex acts. (Consensual sex is not Sexual Battery. Refer to Sexual Offenses (Other) as a possible SESIR code).
  • Student or other threatening to rape someone. (Refer to Sexual Assault as a possible SESIR code.)

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."

FAQ

According to what is written in Appendix P, if a student commits a Level 1 incident such as Sexual Battery, are we to first consult with law enforcement and then make a determination as to whether an official report should be written? Do Level 1 incidents no longer fall into the criteria of must be reported to law enforcement?

  • Yes, Level 1 incidents are generally violent offenses that require consultation with Law Enforcement and they would make the determination whether an official report should be written.

Statutes

  • 794 Sexual Battery

Contact

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