Resisting Arrest

An individual who assaults, batters, wounds, resists, obstructs, opposes, or endangers a police officer who the individual knows is performing his or her police duties is guilty of a felony, punishable by up to 2 years imprisonment, a $2,000 fine, or both.

An individual in the process of resisting arrest who causes an officer to suffer a bodily injury requiring medical care is guilty of a felony of a felony, punishable by up to 4 years imprisonment, a $5,000 fine, or both.

An individual in the process of resisting arrest who causes an officer to suffer a serious impairment of a bodily function is guilty of a felony, punishable by up to 15 years imprisonment, a $10,000 fine, or both.

An individual in the process of resisting arrest who causes the death of an officer is guilty of a felony, punishable by up to 20 years imprisonment, a $20,000 fine, or both.

MCL 750.81d

If you have been charged with resisting arrest contact ArborYpsi Law at 734.883.9584 or at bernstein@arborypsilaw.com to speak with attorney Sam Bernstein.

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