§37.2. Aggravated assault upon a peace officer
A. Aggravated assault upon a peace officer is an assault committed upon a peace
officer who is acting in the course and scope of his duties.
B. Whoever commits an aggravated assault upon a peace officer shall be fined not
more than five thousand dollars, or imprisoned for not less than one year nor more than ten
years, with or without hard labor, or both.
Acts 1995, No. 881, §1; Acts 1997, No. 936, §1; Acts 2001, No. 309, §1; Acts 2003,
No. 239, §1; Acts 2016, No. 225, §1.