Assault/Battery on a Peace Officer
(Penal Code Sections 241(c), 243 (b))

  1. When a Defendant uses force or attempts to use force; AND
  2. the use of force is intentional; AND
  3. the victim was lawfully performing his duties as a Peace Officer/Firefighter; AND
  4. the Defendant knew the victim was a Peace Officer or Firefighter; THEN
  5. the Defendant may be found guilty of Assault/Battery on a Peace Officer/ Firefighter.

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