As I understand it: Battery is the act of intentionally touching or applying force to another person such that the person suffers harm or offense.
Q1: What is the correct verbiage to communicate to an enforcement office that you want to press assault charges against a suspect that has physically struck a victim? Assume you witnessed the battery.
Q2: What obligation do officers have once a victim has indicated they have been assaulted and the victim seeks to press charges?
Q3: Under what, if any, circumstances are officers required to arrest a battery suspect? Does an arrest require that the victim suffer visible physical injury?
Assume a Juris Diction of Florida / New York City