(MISTREATMENT OF)/(INTERFERENCE WITH)
POLICE DOG/HORSE - ELEMENTS
No person may be convicted of (mistreatment of)/(interference with) a police dog/horse unless the State has proved beyond a reasonable doubt each element of the crime. These elements are:
Second, striking/tormenting/(administering a nonpoisonous desensitizing substance to)/mistreating)/ (interfering with the lawful performance of);
Third, a police dog/horse;
Fourth, owned/used by;
Fifth, a law enforcement agency [of a political subdivision] of the State.
Statutory Authority: 21 O.S. Supp. 2014, § 649.1.