Resisting Arrest With or Without Violence
Resisting an Officer Without Violence (Florida Statute 843.02) - resisting, obstructing or opposing an officer without doing or offering any violence. This can include not presenting ID, presenting a fake ID, yelling at or arguing with the police, stiffening up during the course of being handcuffed, kicking around in the patrol car, and not following an officer's instructions. 1st Degree Misdemeanor.
Resisting an Officer With Violence (Florida Statute 843.01) - knowingly and willingly resisting, obstructing or opposing an officer by doing or offering any violence.3rd Degree Felony.