Selected State Statutes: Kansas

Statutes: Kansas

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21-5412. Assault; aggravated assault

(a) Assault is knowingly placing another person in reasonable apprehension of immediate bodily harm;

(b) Aggravated assault is assault, as defined in subsection (a), committed:

(1) With a deadly weapon;

(2) while disguised in any manner designed to conceal identity; or

(3) with intent to commit any felony.

(c) Assault of a law enforcement officer is assault, as defined in subsection (a), committed against:

(1) A uniformed or properly identified state, county or city law enforcement officer while such officer is engaged in the performance of such officer's duty; or

(2) a uniformed or properly identified university or campus police officer while such officer is engaged in the performance of such officer's duty.

(d) Aggravated assault of a law enforcement officer is assault of a law enforcement officer, as defined in subsection (c), committed:

(1) With a deadly weapon;

(2) while disguised in any manner designed to conceal identity; or

(3) with intent to commit any felony.

(e)(1) Assault is a class C person misdemeanor.

(2) Aggravated assault is a severity level 7, person felony.

(3) Assault of a law enforcement officer is a class A person misdemeanor.

(4) Aggravated assault of a law enforcement officer is a severity level 6, person felony. A person convicted of ag-gravated assault of a law enforcement officer shall be subject to the provisions of subsection (g) of K.S.A. 21-6804, and amendments thereto.