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§ 16-10-24 - Obstructing or hindering law enforcement officers

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O.C.G.A.16-10-24 (2010) 16-10-24.Obstructing or hindering law enforcement officers (a)Exceptas otherwise provided in subsection (b) of this Code section, a personwho knowingly and willfully obstructs or hinders any law enforcementofficer in the lawful discharge of his official duties is guilty of amisdemeanor.(b)Whoever knowingly andwillfully resists, obstructs, or opposes any law enforcement officer,prison guard, correctional officer, probation supervisor, parolesupervisor, or conservation ranger in the lawful discharge of hisofficial duties by offering or doing violence to the person of suchofficer or legally authorized person is guilty of a felony and shall,upon conviction thereof, be punished by imprisonment for not less thanone nor more than five years.
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  • O.C.G.A. 16-10-24 (2010)
    16-10-24. Obstructing or hindering law enforcement officers


    (a) Except as otherwise provided in subsection (b) of this Code section, a person who knowingly and willfully obstructs or hinders any law enforcement officer in the lawful discharge of his official duties is guilty of a misdemeanor.

    (b) Whoever knowingly and willfully resists, obstructs, or opposes any law enforcement officer, prison guard, correctional officer, probation supervisor, parole supervisor, or conservation ranger in the lawful discharge of his official duties by offering or doing violence to the person of such officer or legally authorized person is guilty of a felony and shall, upon conviction thereof, be punished by imprisonment for not less than one nor more than five years.

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