A person is guilty of assault on a peace officer, police officer, firefighter or emergency
medical services professional when, with intent to prevent a peace officer, police
officer, a firefighter, including a firefighter acting as a paramedic or emergency
medical technician administering first aid in the course of performance of duty as
such firefighter, or an emergency medical service paramedic or emergency medical service
technician, from performing a lawful duty, he or she causes serious physical injury
to such peace officer, police officer, firefighter, paramedic or technician.
Assault on a peace officer, police officer, firefighter or emergency medical services
professional is a class C felony.
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