Alaska Statutes.
Title 11. Criminal Law
Chapter 56. Offenses Against Public Administration
Section 715. Defense to Harming a Police Dog.
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AS 11.56.715. Defense to Harming a Police Dog.

It is a defense to a prosecution under AS 11.56.705 or 11.56.710 that the conduct of the defendant

(1) conformed to accepted veterinary practice; or

(2) was in response to a direct attack on the defendant by a police dog not acting under the control of a peace officer.

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