resisting arrest

  • 1resisting arrest — n. Using physical efforts to avoid being arrested by a police officer. The Essential Law Dictionary. Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. Amy Hackney Blackwell. 2008. resisting arrest The crime of u …

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  • 2Resisting arrest — is a term used to describe a criminal charge against an individual who has committed at least one of the following acts:*Eluding a police officer who is attempting to arrest the individual *Using or threatening to use force against an officer… …

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  • 3resisting arrest —    while in custody    Police usage to explain the wrongful wounding or killing of a prisoner:     I like it better you get a slug in the guts resisting arrest. (Chandler, 1939)    See also shot while trying to escape …

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  • 4resisting arrest — noun physical efforts to oppose a lawful arrest; the resistance is classified as assault and battery upon the person of the police officer attempting to make the arrest • Topics: ↑law, ↑jurisprudence • Hypernyms: ↑assault, ↑battery, ↑assault and… …

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  • 5resisting arrest — The crime of obstructing or opposing a police officer making an arrest. See, e.g., Model Penal Code, No. 242.2; N.J.S.A. 2C:29 2 …

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  • 6arrest — ar·rest 1 /ə rest/ n [Middle French arest, from arester to stop, seize, arrest, ultimately from Latin ad to, at + restare to stay]: the restraining and seizure of a person whether or not by physical force by someone acting under authority (as a… …

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  • 7Arrest — For other uses, see Arrest (disambiguation). Lucy Parsons after her arrest for rioting during an unemployment protest at Hull House in Chicago, Illinois. 1915 …

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  • 8arrest — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun ADJECTIVE ▪ false, wrongful ▪ arbitrary ▪ mass ▪ citizen s ▪ He grabbed the intruder by the arm and said, ‘I am m …

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  • 9resisting an officer — In criminal law, the offense of obstructing, opposing, and endeavoring to prevent (with or without actual force) a peace officer in the execution of a writ or in the lawful discharge of his duty while making an arrest or otherwise enforcing the… …

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  • 10Resisting unlawful arrest — is a possible justification for breaking the law. Defendants who use this defense are arguing that they should not be held guilty for a crime, since the actions taken were intended to protect them from an unlawful arrest.Many courts will not… …

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  • 11Citizen's arrest — A citizen s arrest is an arrest made by a person who is not acting as a sworn law enforcement official.[1] In common law jurisdictions, the practice dates back to medieval Britain and the English common law, in which sheriffs encouraged ordinary… …

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  • 12BART Police shooting of Oscar Grant — Date January 1, 2009 (2009 01 01) Time 2:15 AM PST (10:15 UTC) Location Oakland, California, United States Casualties 1 killed Oscar Grant was fatally shot …

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  • 13Anthony Baez — (1965 – 1994 ) was a 29 year old security guard who died on December 22, 1994. His death occurred early in the morning on Cameron Place in the Mount Hope section of the Bronx. The fatal encounter began when the man, Anthony Baez, and his brothers …

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  • 14Michael McGee, Jr. — Michael Imanu McGee, Jr. (a.k.a. Michael Imanu Jackson) (born October 7, 1969),[1] is the former alderman of Milwaukee, Wisconsin’s Sixth District.[2] He was elected in April 2004[2] to become along with his father, former alderman Michael McGee …

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  • 15Contempt of cop — is law enforcement jargon in the United States for behavior by citizens towards law enforcement officers that the officers perceive as disrespectful or insufficiently deferential to their authority.[1][2][3][4] The phrase is associated with… …

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  • 16Judge Dredd — This article is about the comic book character. For the performer, see Judge Dread. For the forthcoming film, see Dredd. Judge Dredd Cover to 2000 AD prog 168 Art by Mike McMahon …

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  • 17Milan Crawford — is an African American man who accused Cincinnati law enforcement of police brutality following an incident in August 1996 which resulted in eighteen stitches, ten in one eye and eight in the other. The story was featured in the local newspapers …

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  • 18University of Florida Taser incident — On September 17, 2007, U.S. Senator John Kerry addressed a Constitution Day forum at the University of Florida in Gainesville, which was organized by the ACCENT Speakers Bureau, an agency of the university s student government. Initially allowed… …

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  • 19Cedric Benson — Infobox NFLactive name=Cedric Benson caption=Cedric Benson practicing at the Chicago Bears 2007 Training Camp. currentteam=Cincinnati Bengals currentnumber=32 currentposition=Running back birthdate=birth date and age|1982|12|28 birthplace=Midland …

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  • 20List of Australian rules football incidents — The List of Australian rules football incidents is a collection of both on and off field incidents that have received media coverage involving footballers from the Australian Football League.Incidents1980s1980* Essendon Phil Carmen was suspended… …

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