§ 11. Criminal Offenses in Time of Public Danger or Emergency  


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  • No person, in time of public danger or emergency, shall knowingly fail to obey any lawful order of the city manager, the mayor, or the vice-mayor issued under the authority of this article.

    No person, in time of public danger or emergency, shall knowingly fail to obey the lawful order of any police officer, militiaman, fireman, member of the National Guard or other authorized person acting under orders or authority issued under the provisions of this article.

    No person, in time of public danger or emergency, shall knowingly interfere with any person lawfully acting under authority granted by this article or under any lawful order issued under the provisions of this article.

    No person shall knowingly in any way interfere with any police officer, militiaman, fireman, member of the National Guard or any other authorized person who in time of public danger or emergency is engaged in the protection and preservation of life, person, property, or the public peace.

    Whoever violates any provision of this section shall be fined not more than $500 or confined in the workhouse not more than six months, or both.

    Nothing in this section shall be interpreted as preventing prosecution of a person under any other ordinance of the city of Cincinnati or law of the state of Ohio.

(Ordained by Ord. No. 172-1968, eff. Apr. 17, 1968)