KASURI & BYCK, LLC. | LAW OFFICES A LEADING NEW JERSEY GENERAL PRACTICE LAW FIRM CALL: 732-253-7630
 
DISARMING A LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICE

DISARMING A LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER - 2C:12-11

New Jersey 2C Criminal Code

2C:12-11.  Disarming a Law Enforcement Officer

2C:12-11 Disarming a law enforcement, corrections officer; crime; degrees. 

1. a. A person who knowingly takes or attempts to exercise unlawful control over a firearm or other weapon in the possession of a law enforcement or corrections officer when that officer is acting in the performance of his duties, and either is in uniform or exhibits evidence of his authority, is guilty of a crime of the second degree.

 

b. A person violating the provisions of subsection a. of this section shall be guilty of a crime of the first degree if:

(1) The person fires or discharges the firearm;

(2) The person uses or threatens to use the firearm or weapon against the officer or any other person; or

(3) The officer or another person suffers serious bodily injury.

L.1996,c.14.

 

Read More