California Penal Code Section 834a

CA Penal Code § 834a (2017)  

If a person has knowledge, or by the exercise of reasonable care, should have knowledge, that he is being arrested by a peace officer, it is the duty of such person to refrain from using force or any weapon to resist such arrest.

(Added by Stats. 1957, Ch. 2147.)

Last modified: October 25, 2018