2012 Rhode Island General Laws
Title 11 - Criminal Offenses
Chapter 11-32 - Obstructing Justice
Chapter 11-32-1 - Obstructing officer in execution of duty.


RI Gen L § 11-32-1 (2012) What's This?

§ 11-32-1 Obstructing officer in execution of duty. – Every person who shall obstruct any officer, civil, military, or otherwise, including any state, city, or town police, deputy sheriff, or fire fighter, while in the execution of his or her office or duty, shall be imprisoned not exceeding one year or be fined not exceeding five hundred dollars ($500).

History of Section.
(G.L. 1896, ch. 276, § 7; G.L. 1909, ch. 342, § 7; G.L. 1923, ch. 394, § 7; G.L. 1938, ch. 605, § 7; G.L. 1956, § 11-32-1; G.L. 1971, ch. 220, § 1; P.L. 1980, ch. 186, § 1; P.L. 2012, ch. 324, § 37.)

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