Sex Offenses

UCR Definition

The Florida Uniform Crime Reports program defines Sex Offenses as the unlawful 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:
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.

Florida Statutes  

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


There were a total of 1,382 arrests for Sex Offenses reported in 2018. Of these arrests, 122 were juveniles and 1,260 were adults.

UCR Arrest Data  Handcuffs

1,382 arrests for Sex Offenses in 2017

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

Sex Offense arrests by age and sex 2018.  There were 119 juvenile males, 3 juvenile females, 1,161 adult males, and 99 adult females arrested.

Source: Non-Forcible Sex Offenses Arrest by Age, Sex, and Race (Excel)

2018 Sex Offense arrests by judicial circuit
Source: Judicial Circuit Arrest with NFSO detail  (PDF | 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 found on our site. 
15 year Sex Offenses trend graph
Source: Total Arrests by County, 1989-2018 
Computerized Criminal History Arrests by Type, 2000-2018 (Excel)

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