18 Pa. C.S. § 5104

Current through P.A. Acts 2019-22
Section 5104 - Resisting arrest or other law enforcement

A person commits a misdemeanor of the second degree if, with the intent of preventing a public servant from effecting a lawful arrest or discharging any other duty, the person creates a substantial risk of bodily injury to the public servant or anyone else, or employs means justifying or requiring substantial force to overcome the resistance.

18 Pa.C.S. § 5104

1972, Dec. 6, P.L. 1482, No. 334, § 1, effective June 6, 1973.