CHAPTER 135:  OFFENSES AGAINST PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION AND JUSTICE
EDITOR’S NOTE:
   This chapter contains references to those sections of the Kentucky Revised Statutes which prohibit the most common offenses against public administration and justice.  These citations are intended only as convenient references for enforcement officers in citing offenders under state law.  It is not the intention of the municipality to incorporate such statutory provisions in this code of ordinances, and such provisions are specifically not incorporated by reference.
 
OFFENSE
KRS SECTION
PENALTY CLASS
BRIBERY AND RELATED OFFENSES
 
 
    Bribery of public servant
521.020
D felony
    Receiving unlawful compensation
521.040
A misdemeanor
    Soliciting unlawful compensation
521.030
B misdemeanor
ESCAPE AND RELATED OFFENSES
 
 
    Bail jumping
 
 
          First degree
520.070
D felony
          Second degree
520.080
A misdemeanor
    Escape
 
 
          First degree
520.020
C felony
          Second degree
520.030
D felony
          Third degree
520.040
B misdemeanor
          Fleeing or evading police in thge second degree
520.100
A misdemeanor
    Hindering prosecution or apprehension
 
 
          First degree
520.120
D felony
          Second degree
520.130
A misdemeanor
    Promoting contraband
 
 
          First degree
520.050
D felony
          Second degree
520.060
A misdemeanor
    Resisting arrest
520.090
A misdemeanor
JUDICIAL ADMINISTRATION, INTERFERENCE WITH
 
 
    Bribe receiving by juror
524.070
D felony
    Bribe receiving by witness
524.030
D felony
    Bribing a juror
524.060
D felony
    Bribing a witness
524.020
D felony
    Intimidating a participant in the legal process
524.040
D felony
    Jury tampering
524.090
D felony
    Retaliating against a witness
524.055
D felony
    Simulating legal process
524.110
B misdemeanor
    Tampering with physical evidence
524.100
D felony
    Tampering with a witness
524.050
D felony
    Unlawful practice of law
524.130
B misdemeanor
 
 
PERJURY AND RELATED OFFENSES
 
 
    False swearing
523.040
B misdemeanor
    Perjury
 
 
          First degree
523.020
D felony
          Second degree
523.030
A misdemeanor
    Unsworn falsification to authorities
523.100
B misdemeanor
PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION, OBSTRUCTION OF
 
 
    Compounding a crime
519.030
A misdemeanor
    Falsely reporting an incident
519.040
A misdemeanor
    Impersonating a public servant other than a peace officer
519.050
A misdemeanor
    Obstructing governmental operations
519.060
A misdemeanor
    Tampering with public records
519.060
A misdemeanor
PUBLIC OFFICE, ABUSE OF
 
 
    Misuse of confidential information
522.040
D felony
    Official misconduct
 
 
          First degree
522.020
A misdemeanor
          Second degree
522.030
B misdemeanor
 
Penalty, see Ch. 139