California Penal Code Title 11 - Of Crimes Against the Public Peace

  • Section 403.
    Every person who, without authority of law, willfully disturbs or breaks up any assembly or meeting that is not unlawful in its character, other than...
  • Section 404.
    (a) Any use of force or violence, disturbing the public peace, or any threat to use force or violence, if accompanied by immediate power of...
  • Section 404.6.
    (a) Every person who with the intent to cause a riot does an act or engages in conduct that urges a riot, or urges others...
  • Section 405.
    Every person who participates in any riot is punishable by a fine not exceeding one thousand dollars, or by imprisonment in a county jail not...
  • Section 405a.
    A person who participates in the taking by means of a riot of another person from the lawful custody of a peace officer is guilty...
  • Section 406.
    Whenever two or more persons, assembled and acting together, make any attempt or advance toward the commission of an act which would be a riot...
  • Section 407.
    Whenever two or more persons assemble together to do an unlawful act, or do a lawful act in a violent, boisterous, or tumultuous manner, such...
  • Section 408.
    Every person who participates in any rout or unlawful assembly is guilty of a misdemeanor.(Enacted 1872.)
  • Section 409.
    Every person remaining present at the place of any riot, rout, or unlawful assembly, after the same has been lawfully warned to disperse, except public...
  • Section 409.3.
    Whenever law enforcement officers and emergency medical technicians are at the scene of an accident, management of the scene of the accident shall be vested...
  • Section 409.5.
    (a) Whenever a menace to the public health or safety is created by a calamity including a flood, storm, fire, earthquake, explosion, accident, or other...
  • Section 409.6.
    (a) Whenever a menace to the public health or safety is created by an avalanche, officers of the Department of the California Highway Patrol, police...
  • Section 410.
    If a magistrate or officer, having notice of an unlawful or riotous assembly, mentioned in this Chapter, neglects to proceed to the place of assembly,...
  • Section 412.
    Any person, who, within this state, engages in, or instigates, aids, encourages, or does any act to further, a pugilistic contest, or fight, or ring...
  • Section 413.
    Every person wilfully present as spectator at any fight or contention prohibited in the preceding section, is guilty of a misdemeanor.An information may be laid...
  • Section 414.
    Every person who leaves this state with intent to evade any of the provisions of Section 412 or 413, and to commit any act out...
  • Section 414a.
    No person, otherwise competent as a witness, is disqualified from testifying as such, concerning any offense under this act, on the ground that such testimony...
  • Section 415.
    Any of the following persons shall be punished by imprisonment in the county jail for a period of not more than 90 days, a fine...
  • Section 415.5.
    (a) Any person who (1) unlawfully fights within any building or upon the grounds of any school, community college, university, or state university or challenges...
  • Section 416.
    (a) If two or more persons assemble for the purpose of disturbing the public peace, or committing any unlawful act, and do not disperse on...
  • Section 417.
    (a) (1) Every person who, except in self-defense, in the presence of any other person, draws or exhibits any deadly weapon whatsoever, other than a...
  • Section 417.25.
    (a) Every person who, except in self-defense, aims or points a laser scope, as defined in subdivision (b), or a laser pointer, as defined in...
  • Section 417.26.
    (a) Any person who aims or points a laser scope as defined in subdivision (b) of Section 417.25, or a laser pointer, as defined in...
  • Section 417.27.
    (a) No person, corporation, firm, or business entity of any kind shall knowingly sell a laser pointer to a person 17 years of age or...
  • Section 417.3.
    Every person who, except in self-defense, in the presence of any other person who is an occupant of a motor vehicle proceeding on a public...
  • Section 417.4.
    Every person who, except in self-defense, draws or exhibits an imitation firearm, as defined in subdivision (a) of Section 16700, in a threatening manner against...
  • Section 417.6.
    (a) If, in the commission of a violation of Section 417 or 417.8, serious bodily injury is intentionally inflicted by the person drawing or exhibiting...
  • Section 417.8.
    Every person who draws or exhibits any firearm, whether loaded or unloaded, or other deadly weapon, with the intent to resist or prevent the arrest...
  • Section 418.
    Every person using or procuring, encouraging or assisting another to use, any force or violence in entering upon or detaining any lands or other possessions...
  • Section 419.
    Every person who has been removed from any lands by process of law, or who has removed from any lands pursuant to the lawful adjudication...
  • Section 420.
    Every person who unlawfully prevents, hinders, or obstructs any person from peaceably entering upon or establishing a settlement or residence on any tract of public...
  • Section 420.1.
    Anyone who willfully and knowingly prevents, hinders, or obstructs any person from entering, passing over, or leaving land in which that person enjoys, either personally...

Last modified: September 9, 2016