AK Sec. 09.65.330. Immunity: Use of defensive force.

AK Sec. 09.65.330. Immunity: Use of defensive force.

State: Alaska

 

Alaska Statutes (A.S.)

Sec. 09.65.330. Immunity: Use of defensive force.

(a) A person who uses force in defense of self, other persons, or property as permitted in AS 11.81 is not liable for the death of or injury to the person against whom the force was intended to be used, unless the person against whom force was used was

(1) a peace officer, whether on or off duty, who was engaged in the performance of official duties;

(2) a firefighter, emergency medical technician, or paramedic engaged in the performance of official duties; or

(3) medical personnel, a health care provider, or a first responder in an emergency situation.

(b) The court shall award reasonable attorney fees, court costs, compensation for loss of income, and all expenses incurred by the defendant in defense of a civil action brought by a plaintiff if the court finds that the defendant is not liable under (a) of this section.

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