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- Alaska Statutes.
- Title 11. Criminal Law
- Chapter 81. General Provisions
- Section 400. Justification: Use of Force in Resisting or Interfering With Arrest.
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AS 11.81.400. Justification: Use of Force in Resisting or Interfering With Arrest.
- (a) A person may not use force to resist personal arrest or interfere with the arrest of another by a peace officer who is
known by the person, or reasonably appears, to be a peace officer, whether the arrest is lawful or unlawful, unless
- (1) the force used by the peace officer exceeds that allowed under AS 11.81.370;
- (2) [Repealed, Sec. 1 ch 63 SLA 1982].
- (b) The use of force justified under this section in resisting arrest or interfering with the arrest of another may not
exceed the use of force justified under AS 11.81.330
- (c) [Repealed, Sec. 1 ch 63 SLA 1982].
- (d) [Repealed, Sec. 1 ch 63 SLA 1982].
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