resisting an officer

resisting an officer
In criminal law, the offense of obstructing, opposing, and endeavoring to prevent (with or without actual force) a peace officer in the execution of a writ or in the lawful discharge of his duty while making an arrest or otherwise enforcing the peace.
See e.g. 18 U.S.C.A. No. 111.

Black's law dictionary. . 1990.

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