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SECTION 35.27
Justification; use of physical force in resisting arrest prohibited
Penal (PEN) CHAPTER 40, PART 1, TITLE C, ARTICLE 35
§ 35.27 Justification; use of physical force in resisting arrest

prohibited.

A person may not use physical force to resist an arrest, whether
authorized or unauthorized, which is being effected or attempted by a
police officer or peace officer when it would reasonably appear that the
latter is a police officer or peace officer.