California law defines each crime according to a specific code section. The Penal Code defines the vast majority of the crimes. But the Vehicle Code addresses certain crimes involving cars, motor vehicles and driving. The Health & Safety Code addresses most crimes involving marijuana or narcotics. You can find more information about California Criminal Codes on our FAQ page.
|69||Obstruct/Resist Executive Officer|
|694||Any other person, in aid or defense of the person about to be injured, may make resistance sufficient to prevent the offense.|
|698||When the officers of justice are authorized to act in the prevention of public offenses, other persons, who, by their command, act in their aid, are justified in so doing.|