RESISTING A PEACE OR EXECUTIVE OFFICER - DEFINITIONS
Executive Officer - An officer in the executive branch of government.
Reference: Spivey v. State, 69 Okl. Cr. 397, 104 P.2d 263 (1940).
Force - Act of aggression by one in resistance of interference with an officer.
References: Reams v. State, 551 P.2d 1168 (Okl. Cr. 1976); Cummins v. State, 6 Okl. Cr. 180, 117 P. 1099 (1911).
Knowingly - Personally aware of the facts.
Reference: 21 O.S. 1991, § 96.
Resisting - Opposing actively; withstanding; to be firm against proposed action.
Reference: American Heritage Dictionary 1106 (1969).
Violence - Physical force exerted for the purpose of damaging or abusing.
Reference: American Heritage Dictionary 1431 (1969).