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  13-1204 - Aggravated assault; classification; definition
Aggravated assault pursuant to subsection A, paragraph 7 or 10 of this section is a class 5 felony.
Aggravated assault pursuant to subsection A, paragraph 3, 4, 5, 8, 9, 11, 12, 13, 15 or 16 of this section is a class 6 felony.
Aggravated assault pursuant to subsection A, paragraph 14 of this section committed on a peace officer while the officer is engaged in the execution of any official duties is a class 3 felony.
www.azleg.state.az.us /ars/13/01204.htm   (839 words)

  
 Crimes Reported: Aggravated Assault
Aggravated Assault is defined as the unlawful attack by one person upon another for the purpose of inflicting severe or aggravated bodily injury.
Aggravated assaults were a larger proportion of the violent crime total (60.1%) in the Non-New York City counties than in New York City (51.0%).
Aggravated assaults occurred most frequently on the street (41.6%) or in a residence (37.4%), and 10 percent were committed with firearms.
criminaljustice.state.ny.us /crimnet/ojsa/cja_98/sec1/aggasslt.htm   (142 words)

  
 1998 Assault
Aggravated Assault describes an unlawful attack by one person upon another for the purpose of inflicting severe or aggravated bodily injury.
This type of assault is usually accompanied by the use of a weapon or by means likely to produce death or great bodily harm.
The second highest category was "unprovoked" assaults-that is, assaults between strangers that have no apparent cause or reason; for instance, someone "comes out of nowhere" and beats a victim walking down the street.
www.ci.cambridge.ma.us /~CPD/reports/1998/assault.html   (875 words)

  
 Philadelphia Criminal Assault Information Center¦New Jersey Domestic Assault¦Assault & Battery Pennsylvania
An aggravated assault is an unlawful attack on another person, done with the intent to cause that person a severe physical injury.
Typically, an assault is classified as aggravated when the assault involved use of a weapon, or something else that could cause the victim to suffer serious physical harm, or even death.
Other types of sexual assault include indecent conduct in public, voyeurism, sexual imposition (sexual assault on a person who is incapacitated from drugs or alcohol, or who has a mental disability), sexual battery (sexual assault using pressure or trickery), and sexual conduct with a person too young to consent legally to the conduct.
www.henryfirm.com /CM/FSDP/PracticeCenter/Criminal-Law/Assault.asp   (1317 words)

  
 Assault   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Felonious or Aggravated Assault: As defined in the Federal Bureau of Investigation's Uniform Crime Reports, felonious assault is "the unlawful attack or attempt to attack through force or violence to do physical injury to another." Felonious assaults may involve the use of firearms, knives, or other weapons, or aggravated use of hands, fists, or feet.
Assault and Battery: Assault and battery is a subclass of felonious assault.
Assaults or simple assaults are incidents in which a weapon is not used and which result in only minor injuries (bruises, scratches, fl eyes, or swelling).
www.health.state.ok.us /program/injury/violence/assault.html   (547 words)

  
 Aggravated Assault
Aggravated assault is defined as an unlawful attack by one person upon another wherein the offender uses a weapon or displays it in a threatening manner, or the victim suffers obvious severe or aggravated bodily injury involving apparent broken bones, loss of teeth, possible internal injury, severe laceration, or loss of consciousness.
Utah's aggravated assault rate in 2005 was 143 per 100,000, a 0.1% increase over 2004.
Utah's adult arrest rate for aggravated assault was 54.3 per 100,000 of those over 18 years of age.
www.justice.state.ut.us /Research/Crime/aggassault.html   (172 words)

  
 Assault 2C:12-1
Aggravated assault under subsection b.(8) is a crime of the third degree if the victim suffers bodily injury; if the victim suffers significant bodily injury or serious bodily injury it is a crime of the second degree.
Aggravated assault under subsection b.(11) is a crime of the third degree.
Assault by auto or vessel is a crime of the third degree if bodily injury results from the defendant operating auto or vessel in violation of this paragraph.
www.njlaws.com /assault.htm   (3185 words)

  
 Assault - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Assault is typically treated as a misdemeanor and not as a felony (unless it involves a law enforcement officer).
Aggravated assault is, in some jurisdictions, a stronger form of assault, usually using a deadly weapon.
Aggravated assault is usually differentiated from simple assault by the offender's intent (i.e., to murder, to rape etc.), the extent of the injury to the victim, or the use of a deadly weapon, although legal definitions vary between jurisdictions.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Aggravated_assault   (1050 words)

  
 1999 Annual Crime Report: Assault (Cambridge Police Department)
assaults are a special kind of incident in which the patron of an establishment assaults a clerk or manager.
assaults are a reflection of the “road rage” often discussed in today’s news.
Simple assaults are similar in categorization to aggravated assault, though a larger percentage of them—42%—are domestic in nature.
www.ci.cambridge.ma.us /CPD/reports/1999/assault.html   (1225 words)

  
 Aggravated Assault - Crime in the United States 2004
Within metropolitan counties, the number of aggravated assaults decreased 1.5 percent; in nonmetropolitan counties, however, it increased 1.2 percent.
An analysis by weapon type showed that the rate of aggravated assaults per 100,000 persons was 77.8 with personal weapons, 56.5 with firearms, 54.3 with knives or cutting instruments, and 104.1 with weapons in the “other” category.
In the South, agencies cleared 54.2 percent of aggravated assaults; in the West, 57.1 percent.
www.fbi.gov /ucr/cius_04/offenses_reported/violent_crime/aggravated_assault.html   (1436 words)

  
 Assault
In 1995, there were an estimated 1,099,179 incidents of aggravated assault, accounting for sixty-one percent (61%) of the violent crime in the United States.
Aggravated assault is classified by the Federal Bureau of Investigation's Uniform Crime Reporting Program as a violent crime.
In 1995, eighty-two percent (82%) of those arrested for aggravated assault were male and eighteen percent (18%) were female, while whites constituted sixty percent (60%), fls accounted for thirty-eight percent (38%) and the remainder of offenders were represented by all other races (Federal Bureau of Investigation, 1996).
www.safetycops.com /assault.htm   (845 words)

  
 Alliance: FAQ: What is assault?
Aggravated assault is an unlawful attack on another person for the purpose of causing severe physical injury.
In aggravated assault, the threat of serious physical injury and possible death is substantial.
Even when assault victims do not sustain extensive injury or loss, they are forced to suffer threats of violence and physical harm at the hands of their assailants.
www.nycagainstrape.org /faq_question_1.html   (369 words)

  
 Aggravated Assault: Orange County Southern California Criminal Defense
Aggravated assault is the crime of attacking another person with a deadly or dangerous weapon, such as a gun, knife, or blunt instrument, in a manner that is likely to produce serious bodily harm.
Aggravated assault is often connected with the commission of another crime, such as beating a clerk during a robbery.
The crime of aggravated assault is usually a felony punishable by a term in state prison.
www.jakebrower.com /practice-areas/aggravated-assault.html   (183 words)

  
 Aggravated Assault - Crime in the United States 2005
Attempted aggravated assault that involves the display of-or threat to use-a gun, knife, or other weapon is included in this crime category because serious personal injury would likely result if the assault were completed.
In 2005, the rate of aggravated assaults in the Nation was estimated at 291.1 offenses per 100,000 inhabitants.
Assaults that do not involve the use of a firearm, knife, cutting instrument, or other dangerous weapon and in which the victim did not sustain serious or aggravated injuries are reported as Other Assaults-Simple, Not Aggravated.
www.fbi.gov /ucr/05cius/offenses/violent_crime/aggravated_assault.html   (415 words)

  
 Pennsylvania Assault Laws - PA Simple & Aggravated Assault Lawyer - Philadelphia Defense Attorney (via CobWeb/3.1 ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Simple Assault is usually a Misdemeanor 2 charge, unless it is an assault by an adult on a child under 12, in which case it is a more serious Misdemeanor 1, or if it is a fight where both parties enter by mutual consent, in which case it is a Misdemeanor 3.
Aggravated Assault may be a Felony 1 or Felony 2, with penalties of up to 20 or 10 years in prison, respectively.
An aggravated assault is a Felony 1 if serious bodily injury is caused with "extreme indifference to human life", or if serious bodily injury is caused to a police officer, firefighter, or other law enforcement or government official.
www.pennsylvania-criminal-defense.com.cob-web.org:8888 /assault.htm   (523 words)

  
 Texas Aggravated Assault Lawyer | Dallas TX Assault & Battery Charge Attorney | Plano, Fort Worth & Denton
A criminal assault is a threat, or threatening display of force, to inflict bodily injury on another.
Aggravated assault and/or battery make the criminal charge more severe and may involve a deadly weapon, while sexual battery involves forced sexual contact between the victim and perpetrator.
If you are in trouble, contact the Texas aggravated assault lawyer who will be a strong advocate for you.
www.jmichaelprice.com /PracticeAreas/Assaults.asp   (346 words)

  
 WPD UCR(02): Aggravated Assault
An aggravated assault is an unlawful attack by one person upon another for the purpose of inflicting severe or aggravated bodily injury.
The number of aggravated assaults in 2002 returned to about the same level as it was two years ago, after having fallen to an unusually low number last year.
Assaults involving use of a gun, whether fired or threatened, was 8.6%, compared with 18.3% nationwide.
www.ci.worcester.ma.us /cau/ucr/ucr02asl.htm   (194 words)

  
 2003 Federal Sentencing Guidelines Manual - Chapter 2
"Aggravated assault" means a felonious assault that involved (A) a dangerous weapon with intent to cause bodily injury (i.e.
Assault with intent to commit rape is covered by §2A3.1 (Criminal Sexual Abuse; Attempt to Commit Criminal Sexual Abuse).
An assault that involves the presence of a dangerous weapon is aggravated in form when the presence of the dangerous weapon is coupled with the intent to cause bodily injury.
www.ussc.gov /2003guid/2a2_2.htm   (689 words)

  
 Houston Texas Assault Lawyers | Family Domestic Violence Attorney | Aggravated Assault Threat Deadly Weapon Felony ...
Most of the assault cases that our Houston, Texas, assault lawyers handle at the law firm of Stradley, Chernoff and Alford, L.L.P., involve family situations of one type or another.
What this means for you is that most Texas prosecutors will not drop charges of spousal assault, even if the complaining spouse explains that he or she merely called the police to deescalate a family argument.
These policies are intended to protect a battered wife from being bullied into changing her story, but they have resulted in many innocent people being arrested, jailed, charged with domestic violence, and kept away from their spouses and children for extended periods of time.
www.houstoncriminallaw.com /PracticeAreas/Assault-Domestic-Violence.asp   (461 words)

  
 Deadly Aggravated Assault Charges
(b) A person commits aggravated assault who, being the parent or custodian of a child or the custodian of an adult, intentionally or knowingly fails or refuses to protect such child or adult from an aggravated assault as defined in subdivision (a)(1) or aggravated child abuse as defined in § 39-15-402.
Aggravated assault under subdivision (a)(2) is a Class D felony.
The court shall consider as an enhancement factor at the time of sentencing that the victim of the aggravated assault was an emergency medical or rescue worker, emergency medical technician, or paramedic, whether compensated or acting as a volunteer; provided that such technician or worker was performing an official duty.
www.expertlaw.com /forums/showthread.php?t=1792   (510 words)

  
 Aggravated Assault Defense Attorney Orlando FL | Assault Battery Lawyer Florida
Assault and battery charges can range from a lower level misdemeanor offense to a serious felony that carries up to 15 years in prison.
Assault and battery becomes aggravated assault and aggravated battery when a weapon is involved or where there is great bodily harm.
Assault convictions are generally more severe for those with prior convictions, especially those with a history of assault.
www.orlando-criminal-law.com /PracticeAreas/Assault-Battery.cfm   (320 words)

  
 AGGRAVATED ASSAULT
Use of tear or noxious gas in labor disputes.
--Aggravated assault under subsection (a)(1) and (2) is a felony of the first degree.
Aggravated assault under subsection (a)(3), (4), (5) and (6) is a felony of the second degree.
members.aol.com /StatutesP8/18PA2702.html   (464 words)

  
 Arizona Aggravated Assault Lawyers and DUI/MVD Defense: Vladimir Gagic Law Office
Further, the state can charge you with felony or aggravated assault in other instances, including when the alleged victim suffered serious physical injury of if the defendant used a dangerous instrument in the attack.
In addition, the state can charge you with aggravated assault when somebody is drunk behind the wheel of a car and has an accident that results in serious physical injury or substantial disfigurement.
Last, a person can commit Aggravated Assault if they are eighteen (18) years of age or older and commit any Assault (even a misdemeanor) on a child who is at the age of fifteen (15) or younger.
www.defendingarizona.com /arizona-aggravated-assault-lawyer.php   (314 words)

  
 Louisiana Aggravated assault with a firearm law   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
LA R.S. Aggravated assault with a firearm is an assault committed by the discharge of a firearm.
B. For the purposes of this Section, "firearm" is defined as an instrument used in the propulsion of shot, shell, or bullets by the action of gunpowder exploded within it.
C. Whoever commits an aggravated assault with a firearm shall be fined not more than five thousand dollars, or imprisoned for not more than five years, with or without hard labor, or both.
www.babcockfirm.com /statutes/laaggravatedfire.html   (108 words)

  
 Aggravated Assault is a felony in Georgia, GA aggravated assault
Aggravated Assault is a felony in Georgia, GA aggravated assault
Depending upon the circumstances, an aggravated assault is a
Aggravated Assault is a felony punishable by 3-20 years.
www.georgiadefenders.com /assault.aggravatedassault.htm   (103 words)

  
 AGGRAVATED ASSAULT - BODILY INJURY WITH DEADLY WEAPON
The defendant (name) is charged with the crime of aggravated assault in that defendant allegedly
2C:12-1b(2) - A person is guilty of aggravated assault if he purposely or knowingly causes bodily injury to another with a deadly weapon.
The risk must be of such a nature and degree that the actor's failure to perceive it, considering the nature and purpose of (his/her) conduct and the circumstances known to (him/her) involves a gross deviation from the standard of care that a reasonable person would observe in the actor's situation.
www.judiciary.state.nj.us /charges/jury/assault3.htm   (884 words)

  
 Local: Incidents of aggravated assault rare in city
An aggravated assault involves serious bodily injury or injury by means of a deadly weapon.
The majority of the reports of aggravated assault involve situations where a relationship of some sort has been established prior to the assault.
The assault that the Portsmouth Police Department dealt with recently involved persons who were drinking beer in the North Cemetery on Maplewood Avenue at 2 p.m.
www.seacoastonline.com /1999news/4_26f.htm   (330 words)

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