Problem

Disorderly conduct


Experimental visualization of narrower problems
Other Names:
Disturbances of the peace
Disorderly behaviour
Nature:
Disorderly conduct is intentionally harassing, annoying or alarming another person. Fighting in public, making loud or unreasonable noise, using abusive or obscene language in a public place or making an obscene gesture are examples. Other types of behaviour considered disorderly are obstructing vehicular or pedestrian traffic, preventing the use of a public facility, persistently following a person in a public place, loitering in a public place in order to solicit sexual contact, or acting in any way which creates a hazardous, physically offensive or seriously alarming conditions and has no legitimate purpose.
Counter Claim:
Disorderly conduct is a catch-all law used by the police to harass anyone they please.
Broader Problems:
Offences against public order
Problem Type:
D: Detailed problems
Subject(s):
Behaviour
Change
Date of last update
29.04.2000 – 00:00 CEST