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What Are the Penalties for Interfering With an Emergency Call?

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Inhibiting or preventing someone from making an emergency call can result in a charge or arrest for interfering with an emergency call. In the state of Texas, this criminal charge is considered a serious offense and it can lead to serious consequences such as jail time and a large fine. Many times, this crime occurs when a victim of violence or assault claims that they were prevented from calling law enforcement. How Can I Be…
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Accused of Interfering with an Emergency Call?

In Texas, you can be punished for the crime of interfering with an emergency call. Typically, this occurs during domestic violence situations, but it also happens during assaults or hit-and-runs. Once someone pulls out a phone to contact 911, any attempt to stop them is a crime. It’s not just police officers, either – it is a crime to interrupt any call made to a law enforcement agency, medical facility or other agency or entity…
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