Aggravated Assault upon a Peace Officer with a Firearm — Louisiana

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  Aggravated Assault upon a Peace Officer with a Firearm  —  La R.S. 14:37.2

 

Aggravated assault upon a peace officer with a firearm is an assault committed upon a peace officer who is acting in the course and scope of his duties with a firearm.

Whoever commits an aggravated assault upon a peace officer with a firearm shall be fined not more than $5,000, or imprisoned for 1 to 10 years, with or without hard labor, or both.

 

Aggravated Assault upon a Peace Officer with a Firearm is a Crime of Violence under La Revised Statutes.

Elizabeth B. Carpenter, Esq. — New Orleans Assault Defense Attorney

 

 

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