Effective 5/9/2017 76-8-305 Interference with peace officer. (1) A person is guilty of a class B misdemeanor if the person knows, or by the exercise of
reasonable care should have known, that a peace officer is seeking to effect a lawful arrest or detention of that person or another person and interferes with the arrest or detention by:
(a) use of force or any weapon; (b) refusing to perform any act required by lawful order:
(i) necessary to effect the arrest or detention; and (ii) made by a peace officer involved in the arrest or detention; or
(c) refusing to refrain from performing any act that would impede the arrest or detention. (2) Recording the actions of a law enforcement officer with a camera, mobile phone, or other
photographic device, while the officer is performing official duties in plain view, does not by itself constitute:
(a) interference with the officer; (b) willful resistance; (c) disorderly conduct; or (d) obstruction of justice.
Amended by Chapter 312, 2017 General Session