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SECTION 270.25
Unlawful fleeing a police officer in a motor vehicle in the third degree
Penal (PEN) CHAPTER 40, PART 3, TITLE P, ARTICLE 270
§ 270.25 Unlawful fleeing a police officer in a motor vehicle in the

third degree.

A person is guilty of unlawful fleeing a police officer in a motor
vehicle in the third degree when, knowing that he or she has been
directed to stop his or her motor vehicle by a uniformed police officer
or a marked police vehicle by the activation of either the lights or the
lights and siren of such vehicle, he or she thereafter attempts to flee
such officer or such vehicle by driving at speeds which equal or exceed
twenty-five miles per hour above the speed limit or engaging in reckless
driving as defined by section twelve hundred twelve of the vehicle and
traffic law.

Unlawful fleeing a police officer in a motor vehicle in the third
degree is a class A misdemeanor.