The Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Public Safety Act was enacted on March 9, 2018, and created section 790.401, Florida Statutes. This act is also known as “The Risk Protection Order Act”. Risk Protection Orders are also referred to as RPO’s. The requirements of what must be contained in the petition and resulting orders are contained in section 790.401, and the forms below have been provided by the Office of the State Courts Administrator.

Only law enforcement officers or law enforcement agencies may file an RPO petition. All documents filed in Risk Protection Order cases should be in substantial compliance with these forms.
Depending on the situation, there are two different petitions and proposed orders for RPO’s available.  Please be sure that you use the correct petition and proposed order when you submit them to the court.


Administrative Order 2018-09.5

Administrative Order