Sec. 2. As used in this chapter, "laser pointer" means a device that emits light amplified by the stimulated emission of radiation that is visible to the human eye.
As added by P.L.70-2000, SEC.1.
"Public safety officer"
Sec. 3. As used in this chapter, "public safety officer" means:
(1) a state police officer;
(2) a county sheriff;
(3) a county police officer;
(4) a correctional officer;
(5) an excise police officer;
(6) a county police reserve officer;
(7) a city police officer;
(8) a city police reserve officer;
(9) a conservation enforcement officer;
(10) a gaming agent;
(11) a town marshal;
(12) a deputy town marshal;
(13) a state educational institution police officer appointed under IC 21-39-4;
(14) a probation officer;
(15) a firefighter (as defined in IC 9-18-34-1);
(16) an emergency medical technician;
(17) a paramedic;
(18) a member of a consolidated law enforcement department established under IC 36-3-1-5.1;
(19) a gaming control officer; or
(20) a community corrections officer.
As added by P.L.70-2000, SEC.1. Amended by P.L.227-2005, SEC.11; P.L.170-2005, SEC.18; P.L.1-2006, SEC.536; P.L.2-2007, SEC.379; P.L.227-2007, SEC.69; P.L.3-2008, SEC.255;
Directing laser pointer at public safety officer or state police motor carrier inspector
Sec. 4. A person who knowingly or intentionally directs light amplified by the stimulated emission of radiation that is visible to the human eye or any other electromagnetic radiation from a laser pointer at a public safety officer or a state police motor carrier inspector without the consent of the public safety officer or state police motor carrier inspector commits a Class B misdemeanor.
As added by P.L.70-2000, SEC.1. Amended by P.L.232-2003, SEC.2.