MD § 3-201. Definitions

MD § 3-201. Definitions

State: Maryland

CRIMINAL LAW
TITLE 2. HOMICIDE
SUBTITLE 2. MURDER AND MANSLAUGHTER

Md. CRIMINAL LAW Code Ann. § 3-201 (2014)

§ 3-201. Definitions

(a) In general. — In this subtitle the following words have the meanings indicated.

(b) Assault. — “Assault” means the crimes of assault, battery, and assault and battery, which retain their judicially determined meanings.

(c) Law enforcement officer. —

(1) “Law enforcement officer” has the meaning stated in § 3-101(e)(1) of the Public Safety Article without application of § 3-101(e)(2).

(2) “Law enforcement officer” includes:

(i) a correctional officer at a correctional facility; and

(ii) an officer employed by the WMATA Metro Transit Police, subject to the jurisdictional limitations under Article XVI, § 76 of the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority Compact, which is codified in § 10-204 of the Transportation Article.

(d) Serious physical injury. — “Serious physical injury” means physical injury that:

(1) creates a substantial risk of death; or

(2) causes permanent or protracted serious:

(i) disfigurement;

(ii) loss of the function of any bodily member or organ; or

(iii) impairment of the function of any bodily member or organ.

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