Criminal Law

Disorderly Conduct

Any behavior that tends to disturb the public peace or decorum, scandalize the community, or shock the public sense of morality.

Agencies must include in this classification:

  • Unlawful assembly
  • Disturbing the peace
  • Disturbing meetings
  • Disorderly conduct in state institutions, at court, at fairs, on trains or public conveyances, etc.
  • Blasphemy, profanity, and obscene language
  • Refusing to assist an officer
  • Attempts to commit any of the above