Defense Attorney For Disarming A Law Enforcement, Corrections Officer (N.J.S.A. 2C:12-11) Charges
Taking a weapon from a police officer or corrections officer who is acting in the performance of his or her duties is a serious crime in New Jersey.
Simply taking a weapon, or attempting to exercise unlawful control of such weapon, is a second degree crime with a 5-10 year sentence if convicted.
If the weapon is a gun which is fired, or if you use or threaten to use the weapon against any person, or the law enforcement or corrections officer is injured in the event, Disarming a Law Enforcement, Corrections Officer (N.J.S.A. 2C:12-11) becomes a first degree crime that can put you away for decades.
Not all charges of Disarming a Law Enforcement, Corrections Officer are legitimate.
In many cases, this type of charge is applied as part of an allegation that you resisted arrest or otherwise impeded police activities.
It’s important to remember that being charged with a crime and being convicted are very different things, and an experienced lawyer can make a big difference in your case.
Attorney Matthew Reisig protects clients in New Jersey facing even serious criminal charges.
If you or a family member are facing charges for disarming a law enforcement, corrections officer, call 732-625-9601 today and talk to a lawyer for free.