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Code of Virginia
Title 18.2. Crimes and Offenses Generally
9/21/2018

Chapter 9. Crimes Against Peace and OrderRead Chapter

  • Article 1. Riot and Unlawful AssemblyRead all
  • § 18.2-404
    Obstructing free passage of others
    § 18.2-405
    What constitutes a riot; punishment
    § 18.2-406
    What constitutes an unlawful assembly; punishment
    § 18.2-407
    Remaining at place of riot or unlawful assembly after warning to disperse
    § 18.2-408
    Conspiracy; incitement, etc., to riot
    § 18.2-409
    Resisting or obstructing execution of legal process
    § 18.2-410
    Power of Governor to summon law-enforcement agencies, national guard, etc., to execute process or preserve the peace
    § 18.2-411
    Dispersal of unlawful or riotous assemblies; duties of officers
    § 18.2-412
    Immunity of officers and others in quelling a riot or unlawful assembly
    § 18.2-413
    Commission of certain offenses in county, city or town declared by Governor to be in state of riot or insurrection
    § 18.2-414
    Injury to property or persons by persons unlawfully or riotously assembled
    § 18.2-414.1
    Obstructing emergency medical services agency personnel in performance of mission; penalty
    § 18.2-414.2
    Crossing established police lines, perimeters or barricades
  • Article 5. Activities Tending to Cause ViolenceRead all
  • § 18.2-420
    "Clandestine organization" defined
    § 18.2-421
    Information to be filed by clandestine organization with State Corporation Commission
    § 18.2-422
    Prohibition of wearing of masks in certain places; exceptions
    § 18.2-423
    Burning cross on property of another or public place with intent to intimidate; penalty; prima facie evidence of intent
    § 18.2-423.01
    Burning object on property of another or a highway or other public place with intent to intimidate; penalty
    § 18.2-423.1
    Placing swastika on certain property with intent to intimidate; penalty; prima facie evidence of intent
    § 18.2-423.2
    Displaying noose on property of another or a highway or other public place with intent to intimidate; penalty
  • Article 6. Unlawful Use of TelephonesRead all
  • § 18.2-424
    Repealed
    § 18.2-425.1
    Repealed
    § 18.2-426
    "Emergency call" and "emergency personnel" defined
    § 18.2-427
    Use of profane, threatening, or indecent language over public airways or by other methods
    § 18.2-428
    Giving certain false information to another by telephone
    § 18.2-429
    Causing telephone or pager to ring with intent to annoy
    § 18.2-430
    Venue for offenses under this article
    § 18.2-431
    Duty of telephone companies; notices in directories
    § 18.2-431.1
    Illegal conveyance or possession of cellular telephone or other wireless telecommunications device by prisoner or committed person; penalty