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Obstructing an Officer Defense

What is obstructing an officer? Section 946.41 of the Wisconsin Statutes defines this offense: “… whoever knowingly resists or obstructs an officer while such officer is doing any act in an official capacity and with lawful authority if guilty of a Class A misdemeanor.” A Class A misdemeanor is punishable by 9 months in jail,…