Criminal Defense of battery of a police officer in Louisiana is charged in the following circumstances, statute below. A criminal defense trial for battery of a police officer is procedurally like any other serious felony, in that it is a very serious charge that takes a tremendous effort and skill level to properly defend.
It is important to note here that there is a difference between what the police charge and what the District Attorney charges. What a police officer perceives and what can be proven at trial are often times very different.
This is obviously a very serious charge and requires a very serious criminal defense. It is important to note that this crime is a battery upon a special class of person. There are a number of these special classes of persons, school teachers, coaches and referees, correctional facility employees, etc… and each of them increase the punishment of the underlying act. Most of them are serious felonies with minimum jail sentences of up to a year and a maximum of five years, as is the case with battery of a police officer.
If you, or someone you know, has been charged with battery of a police officer, hire a skilled criminal defense attorney immediately. Call The Ambeau Law Firm we will talk about the road ahead and what we can do for you. If we decide together to fight this matter, we will start the fight from the first day, and work diligently to get you the best outcome possible in your criminal defense matter.
La. R. S. 14:34.2. Battery of a police officer
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