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Justification; use of physical force in resisting arrest prohibited

ยง 35.27 Justification; use of physical force in resisting arrest

prohibited.

A person may not use physical force to resist an arrest, whether
authorized or unauthorized, which is being effected or attempted by a
police officer or peace officer when it would reasonably appear that the
latter is a police officer or peace officer.

PEN 35.27 2014-09-22

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