Originally Posted by thunderkyss
So...... an off duty police officer can arrest your for resisting arrest? That don't sound right.
& I'm asking, because I'm probably going to need to know one day. If I hit an off-duty police officer, say working as a bouncer, would I be arrested for assaulting an officer?
Off duty police officers retain their law enforcement authority/duty 24/7. They do need to identify themselves as such.