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Battery on Law Enforcement/Emergency Personnel (Penal Code Section 243 (b))

Battery on a peace officer is the use of force or violence upon a person who is in engaged in the performance of his or her duties, and you had reason to believe or should have known they were persons engaged in the performance of their duties. If the victim is in one of the following categories, then this section applies:

  • Peace officer (police or other law enforcement)
  • Firefighter
  • Emergency medical technician or paramedic
  • Lifeguard
  • Process server
  • Traffic officer
  • Code enforcement officer
  • Animal control officer
  • Search and rescue member
  • Physician or nurse providing emergency medical care

Orange County Criminal Defense Attorney Ali Komaili can help if you have been charged with Battery on Law Enforcement or Emergency Personnel or any other criminal matter in Orange County.