Causing injury to a first responder while attempting to prevent them from performing their official duties is a class C felony that is charged as Assault on a Peace Officer, Police Officer, Fireman or Emergency Medical Services Provider (NY PL 120.08).
If Buffalo prosecutors prove their case, you can be sentenced to up to 15 years in prison, and live with the consequences of a felony conviction for the rest of your life.
New York doesn’t allow expungement of criminal records, and especially for those who’ve been convicted of violent crimes, finding good jobs and safe housing can be extremely difficult.
Felony records constrict a person’s life opportunities, but conviction isn’t assured.
When you work with an experienced criminal defense attorney, you stand the best chance of avoiding the worst outcomes in any criminal case.
For help with Assault On A Peace Officer, Police Officer, Fireman, Or Emergency Medical Services Provider charges, call the attorneys at Friedman & Ranzenhofer today at 585-484-7432 for a legal consultation with an experienced Buffalo criminal defense attorney.