2016 Arkansas Code
Title 5 - Criminal Offenses
Subtitle 2 - Offenses Against the Person
Chapter 13 - Assault and Battery
Subchapter 2 - -- Offenses Generally
§ 5-13-211. Aggravated assault upon a certified law enforcement officer or an employee of a correctional facility

AR Code ยง 5-13-211 (2016) What's This?

(a) A person commits aggravated assault upon a certified law enforcement officer or an employee of a correctional facility if, under circumstances manifesting extreme indifference to the personal hygiene of the certified law enforcement officer or employee of the correctional facility, the person purposely engages in conduct that creates a potential danger of infection to the certified law enforcement officer or an employee of any state or local correctional facility while the certified law enforcement officer or employee of the state or local correctional facility is engaged in the course of his or her employment by causing a person whom the actor knows to be a certified law enforcement officer or employee of the state or local correctional facility to come into contact with saliva, blood, urine, feces, seminal fluid, or other bodily fluid by purposely throwing, tossing, expelling, or otherwise transferring the fluid or material.

(b) Aggravated assault upon a certified law enforcement officer or an employee of a correctional facility is a Class D felony.

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