Battery: Against Security Officers and Custody Assistants:
New Laws for 2012!!
What it is all about:
Penal Code Section 243 by adding "Security officer" and "custody Assistants"
to subdivision (b).
Existing law establishes the crime of battery against, amount other persons,
any one of several specified public safety officers, or a physician or
nurse rendering emergency medical care.
The crime is punishale by a fine up to $2,000 or by imprisonment in a county
jail up to one year or by both when an injury is not inflicted on the victim.
What the new law adds:
The bill would ad secutity officers and custody assitant to those list
of personal against whom the commision of a atter that does not result
inan injury ot the victim will be punishable by the penalties described above.
If you are arrested or charged with a crime, contact:
Christine McGuire, Criminal defense Attorney
Santa Cruz, Monterey, Santa Clara County