Assault & Battery on a Police Officer or Public Servant
The crimes of Assault & Battery Upon a Police Officer or Public Servant involves:
- An intentional touching, however slight;
- That was harmful or offensive;
- Committed without justification or excuse;
- Upon the person of a police officer or public servant who was engaged in the performance of his duties at the time of the assault and battery.
Despite that the alleged crime was commited against a police officer or other public servant, the Defense of Self-Defense may also be at issue if the circumstances permit if, for example, the officer used excessive force in effecting an arrest.
See also Assault & Battery.
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