CRIMES AND PUNISHMENTS
ASSAULT AND BATTERY
18-915A. Removing a firearm from a law enforcement officer. (1) A person may not knowingly remove or attempt to remove a firearm from the possession of another person if:
(a) The other person is lawfully acting within the course and scope of employment; and
(b) The person knows or has reason to know that the other person is employed as any of the following:
(i) A law enforcement officer who, in an official capacity, is authorized to make arrests; or
(ii) An employee of the Idaho board of correction, the Idaho department of juvenile corrections, any prison, jail, detention or booking facility or private correctional facility within the state, or the commission of pardons and parole.
(2) A person who violates this section is guilty of a felony.
(3) A sentence imposed for a violation of this section may be imposed separate from and consecutive to or concurrent with a sentence for any offense based on the act or acts establishing the offense under this section.
[18-915A, added 1998, ch. 395, sec. 1, p. 1239; am. 2000, ch. 272, sec. 4, p. 789.]