Legal Question in Criminal Law in Georgia

Criminal Assault

Is it legal for an officer of the court to have knowledge of a criminal assault and not take any action?

Asked on 6/02/07, 10:47 pm

1 Answer from Attorneys

Jan Butler Jan R. Butler

Re: Criminal Assault

It depends. Knowledge of a assault is generally not enough. Plus it also depends on the circumstances and whether the officer is a law enforcement officer. However, that person may be a witness for the person assaulted.

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Answered on 6/04/07, 4:57 pm

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