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§133.5.  Filing a false complaint against a law enforcement officer

A.  Filing a false complaint against a law enforcement officer is knowingly filing, by affidavit under oath, a false statement or false representation with a law enforcement agency regarding the conduct, job performance, or behavior of a law enforcement officer for the purpose of initiating an administrative action against that law enforcement officer.

B.  For the purposes of this Section, "law enforcement officer" shall include commissioned police officers, state troopers, sheriffs, deputy sheriffs, marshals, deputy marshals, correctional officers, constables, wildlife enforcement agents, and probation and parole officers.

C.  Whoever commits the crime of filing false statements against law enforcement officers shall be fined not more than five hundred dollars or imprisoned not more than six months, or both.

Acts 2006, No. 287, §1.

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