Other Assault and Battery Provisions
Lawmakers and prosecutors in Oklahoma take a hard stance against assault and battery crimes. Our state’s statutes outline a number of charges that apply to certain situations; for example, the following are all considered separate and distinct charges:
These charges are all clearly defined and come with their own specific penalties. Oklahoma statutes also spell out a number of other crimes that may be charged, depending on the victim of the alleged assault and battery.
Other Assault and Battery Crimes
Oklahoma has specific charges for assault and battery crimes committed against the following:
- Referees, umpires, or other officials in charge of athletic events
- Corrections, human services, or juvenile affairs employees
- Officers of state, district, or appellate courts
- Employees of facilities for delinquent children, juvenile bureaus, or juvenile detention centers
Penalties for Assault and Battery Crimes
The potential penalties associated with assault and battery crimes are varied and depend on the circumstances surrounding the case. Generally, you will face a jail sentence and/or fine if found guilty of the charge.