Hindrance of law enforcement

Experimental visualization of narrower problems
Other Names:
Forcible obstruction of law enforcement
Obstruction of justice
Hindering apprehension of a felon
Hindering prosecution of a felon
Misprison of felon
Offences against the administration of justice

A person is guilty of hindering law enforcement if he intentionally interferes with, delays or prevents the discovery, apprehension, prosecution, conviction or punishment of another. This may be by concealing the other; providing means of avoiding discovery or arrest including money, weapons, transport or disguise; or concealing, altering or destroying material with this intention. It may be by warning the other of their impending discovery in order that they by avoid arrest.

Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 16: Peace and Justice Strong Institutions
Problem Type:
D: Detailed problems
Date of last update
04.10.2020 – 22:48 CEST