Non-Forcible Sex Offenses

UCR Definition

The Florida Uniform Crime Reports program defines Non-Forcible Sex Offenses as sexual intercourse, sexual contact, or the unlawful behavior or conduct intended to result in sexual gratification without force or threat of force and where the victim is incapable of giving consent. This may include:

Sex Offenses
Sexual intercourse between persons who are related to each other within the degrees wherein marriage is prohibited by law.
Indecent Exposure
Exposure by the offender of his/her private body parts to the sight of another person in a lewd or indecent manner in a public place.

The Florida Uniform Crime Reports program defines Obscenity as conduct which by community standards is deemed to corrupt public morals by its indecency and/or lewdness. This may include:

Obscene Communication/Telephone Call

To make or transmit a lewd, indecent, or lascivious telephone call or other communications.

Obscene Material/Pornography

To unlawfully manufacture, publish, sell, buy, or possess material (e.g., literature, photographs, statuettes, etc.) which by community standards is deemed capable of corrupting public morals.

Florida Statutes

Sex Offenses
826.04 – Incest

800.03 – Exposure of sexual organs
825.1025 - Lewd or lascivious offenses committed upon or in the presence of an elderly person or disabled person.

800.02 - Unnatural and lascivious act.

800.09 - Lewd or lascivious exhibition in the presence of an employee

800.101 - Offenses against students by authority figures

798.02 - Lewd and lascivious behavior.

847.0135 - Computer Pornography

847.0141 - Sexting

847.0147 - Obscene telephone service prohibited

847.201 - Obscene programming on cable television

356.161 - Prohibition of certain obscene telephone communications

365.16 - Obscene or harassing telephone calls

827.071 - Sexual performance by a child

847.002 - Child pornography prosecutions

847.011 - Prohibition of certain acts in connection with obscene, lewd, etc., materials

847.012 – Harmful materials

847.013 – Exposing minors to harmful motion pictures, exhibitions, shows, presentations, or representations

847.06 –Obscene Matter

847.07 – Wholesale promotion of obscene materials


There were a total of 2,238 arrests for Non-Forcible Sex Offenses reported in 2018. Of these arrests, 184 were juveniles and 2,054 were adults.

UCR Arrest Data  Handcuffs

2,238 arrests for Non-Forcible Sex Offenses in 2018

Source: Non-Forcible Sex Offense Arrest by Type (Excel)

Non-Forcible Sex Offense arrests by age and sex 2018.  There were 172 juvenile males, 12 juvenile females, 1,893 adult males, and 161 adult females arrested.
Source: Drug Offenses and Non-Forcible Sex Offenses Arrest
by Age, Sex, and Race (Excel)

2018 Non-Forcible Sex Offense arrests by judicial circuit

Source: Judicial Circuit Arrest with NFSO detail  (Excel)

To learn more about which counties are in what circuit,
please see the 
Florida Courts website.

Historical Data - Trends

Information about the different data sources on our site. 
15 year Non-Forcible Sex Offenses trend graphs
Source: Total Arrests by County, 1989-2018
Computerized Criminal History Arrests by Crime Type, 200-2018 (Excel)

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