Unlawful use of a Laser on a Police Officer — Louisiana

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Elizabeth B. Carpenter, Esq. — New Orleans Premiere Criminal Defense Attorney


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Unlawful use of a Laser on a Police Officer — La RS 14:37.3

Unlawful use of a laser on a police officer is the intentional projection of a laser on or at a police officer without consent of the officer when the offender has reasonable grounds to believe the officer is a police officer acting in the performance of his duty and that the officer will be injured, intimidated, or placed in fear of bodily harm.

Whoever commits the crime of unlawful use of a laser on a police officer shall be fined not more than $500.00 dollars or imprisoned not more than 6 months, or both.

 
 

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