Resisting Arrest, Penal Code 148(a)(1)
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Penal Code § 148(a)(1). Every person who willfully resists, delays, or obstructs any public officer,
peace officer, or an emergency medical technician, as defined in Division
2.5 (commencing with Section 1797) of the Health and Safety Code, in the
discharge or attempt to discharge any duty of his or her office or employment,
when no other punishment is prescribed, shall be punished by a fine not
exceeding one thousand dollars ($1,000), or by imprisonment in a county
jail not to exceed one year, or by both that fine and imprisonment.