Resisting A Police Officer — Louisiana

Louisiana Law Resisting an Officer -- La R.S. 14:108 Under Louisiana Law, Resisting an officer is the intentional interference with, opposition or resistance to, or obstruction of an individual acting in his official capacity and authorized by law to make a lawful arrest, lawful detention, or seizure of property or to serve any lawful process or court order when the offender knows or has reason to know that the person arresting, detaining, seizing property, or serving process is acting in his official capacity. Definitions: "Obstruction of" as used herein shall, in addition to its common meaning, signification, and connotation [...]

Resisting an Officer — Louisiana

RESISTING AN OFFICER NEW ORLEANS Resisting an officer is the intentional interference with or opposition to an individual acting in his official capacity to make an arrest or seize property or to serve any court order when the offender knows or has reason to know that the person is acting in his official capacity.   The statute is located at La. RS 14:108.  This offense is a misdemeanor. The penalty for this offense is a fine of not more than $500.00 or be imprisoned for not more than 6 months, or both.   Seek Help From An Attorney If [...]

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