Section 16-246 Brandishing a weapon.


    (a)     A person commits the offense of brandishing a weapon when   the person  exhibit s  any deadly or dangerous weapon in a rude, angry or threatening manner to any person in the city or go es  into any courthouse, church, school or any other public meeting carrying a deadly or dangerous weapon.

    (b)     For the purposes of this section, the term "deadly or dangerous weapon" means any weapon other than a firearm, from which a shot, readily capable of producing death or serious physical injury, may be discharged, or a knife, dagger, billy, blackjack or metal knuckles .

    (c) The provisions of this section shall not apply to police officers and other officers or persons whose duty it is to execute process or warrants or to make arrests.

    (d) The crime of brandishing a weapon is a class A misdemeanor.

(Code 1964, § 7.1170; Ord. No. 018042, § 1, 4-19-04)


(Ord. 018042, Amended, 04/19/2004, Prior Text)