Chapter 21: Crimes And Punishments

PART II.--PROHIBITED CONDUCT

Article 34: Crimes Against Persons

Statute 21-3415: Aggravated battery against a law enforcement officer. (a) Aggravated battery against a law enforcement officer is:

      (1)   An aggravated battery, as defined in subsection (a)(1)(A) of K.S.A. 21-3414 and amendments thereto, committed against: (A) A uniformed or properly identified state, county or city law enforcement officer while the officer is engaged in the performance of the officer's duty; or (B) a uniformed or properly identified university or campus police officer while such officer is engaged in the performance of such officer's duty;

      (2)   an aggravated battery, as defined in subsection (a)(1)(B) or (a)(1)(C) of K.S.A. 21-3414 and amendments thereto, committed against: (A) A uniformed or properly identified state, county or city law enforcement officer while the officer is engaged in the performance of the officer's duty; or (B) a uniformed or properly identified university or campus police officer while such officer is engaged in the performance of such officer's duty; or

      (3)   intentionally causing, with a motor vehicle, bodily harm to: (A) A uniformed or properly identified state, county or city law enforcement officer while the officer is engaged in the performance of the officer's duty; or (B) a uniformed or properly identified university or campus police officer while such officer is engaged in the performance of such officer's duty.

      (b) (1)   Aggravated battery against a law enforcement officer as described in subsection (a)(1) or (a)(3) is a severity level 3, person felony.

      (2)   Aggravated battery against a law enforcement officer as described in subsection (a)(2) is a severity level 4, person felony.

      (3)   A person convicted of aggravated battery against a law enforcement officer shall be subject to the provisions of subsection (g) of K.S.A. 21-4704 and amendments thereto.

      History:   L. 1969, ch. 180, § 21-3415; L. 1992, ch. 298, § 13; L. 1993, ch. 291, § 30; L. 1994, ch. 291, § 23; L. 2000, ch. 181, § 4; L. 2004, ch. 48, § 5; L. 2006, ch. 211, § 13; July 1.