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Can I Get Arrested for Interfering With UConn Police?

According to Conn. Gen. Stat. § 53a-167a, interfering with an officer is classified as obstructing, resisting, hindering, or endangering an officer while they are performing their duty. It is a Class A misdemeanor unless it results in death or serious injury, in which case it becomes a Class D felony. [1] A Class A misdemeanor can lead to up to 1 year in prison and a $2,000 fine. [2] In addition, off-campus misconduct may be classified as a violation of The Student Code and be cause for disciplinary action by the University.

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[1] https://casetext.com/statute/general-statutes-of-connecticut/title-53a-penal-code/chapter-952-penal-code-offenses/part-xi-bribery-offenses-against-the-administration-of-justice-and-other-related-offenses/section-53a-167a-interfering-with-an-officer-class-a-misdemeanor-or-class-d-felony

[2] https://www.cga.ct.gov/2021/rpt/pdf/2021-R-0123.pdf