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Indiana Code Title 35. Criminal Law and Procedure § 35-44.1-3-2

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Sec. 2. (a) As used in this section, “officer” includes the following:

(1) A person employed by:

(A) the department of correction;

(B) a law enforcement agency;

(C) a probation department;

(D) a county jail;  or

(E) a circuit, superior, county, probate, city, or town court;

who is required to carry a firearm in performance of the person's official duties.

(2) A law enforcement officer.

(b) A person who:

(1) knows that another person is an officer;  and

(2) knowingly or intentionally takes or attempts to take a firearm (as defined in IC 35-47-1-5) or weapon that the officer is authorized to carry from the officer or from the immediate proximity of the officer:

(A) without the consent of the officer;  and

(B) while the officer is engaged in the performance of the officer's official duties;

commits disarming a law enforcement officer, a Level 5 felony.  However, the offense is a Level 3 felony if it results in serious bodily injury to a law enforcement officer, and the offense is a Level 1 felony if it results in death to a law enforcement officer.

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