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New Jersey Statutes, Title: 2C, THE NEW JERSEY CODE OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE
Chapter 12: Assault.
Section: 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.
This section added to the Rutgers Database: 2013-06-10 16:36:30.
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