Assault On Police Officer
Assault is defined under Utah Code § 76-5-102(1)as an attempt, with unlawful force or violence, to do bodily injury to another person, or, an act, committed with unlawful force or violence, that causes bodily injury to another or creates a substantial risk of bodily injury to another person. When the alleged victim of an assault is a peace officer or a military service member in uniform, the alleged offender can face enhanced criminal charges.
When a person is accused of committing assault on a peace officer or a military service member, prosecutors will aggressively pursue maximum punishments. Convictions carry steep consequences that may involve mandatory minimum jail sentences for alleged offenders who have been previously convicted of this crime.
Attorney for Assault on Police Officer Crimes in Salt Lake City, UT
Were you recently arrested in Utah for an alleged assault on a peace officer or a military service member in uniform? Do not say anything to authorities without legal counsel. Levitt Legal, PLLC can fight to protect your rights.
Salt Lake City criminal defense lawyer Darren Levitt defends clients all over Salt Lake County, Weber County, Davis County, Tooele County, Summit County, Box Elder County, Cache County, Utah County, Wasatch County, and Morgan County. He can review your case and discuss all of your legal options as soon as you call (801) 828-2732 to schedule a free, confidential consultation.
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