Louisiana Revised Statutes Tit. 14, § 329.3. . Command to disperse;  who may give;  failure to comply




A. Any law enforcement or peace officer or public official responsible for keeping the peace may issue a command to disperse under the authority of R.S. 14:329.1 through 329.8 if he reasonably believes that riot is occurring or about to occur.  The command to disperse shall be given in a manner reasonably calculated to be communicated to the assemblage.

B. Whoever willfully fails to comply with a lawful command to disperse shall be punished in accordance with the provisions of R.S. 14:329.7.


FindLaw Codes are provided courtesy of Thomson Reuters Westlaw, the industry-leading online legal research system. For more detailed codes research information, including annotations and citations, please visit Westlaw.

FindLaw Codes may not reflect the most recent version of the law in your jurisdiction. Please verify the status of the code you are researching with the state legislature or via Westlaw before relying on it for your legal needs.