Is it illegal to use bad language towards someone else? And can police arrest you ?
For example telling someone to "**** off you *****"
- StanleyLv 71 month ago
It verbal and difficult to prove. People have said to me in the past, F*CK YOU, F*CK YOU, maybe even 3 times F*CK YOU. They were fine after. ;-)
- 1 month ago
No it is not, no they cannot.
- curtisports2Lv 71 month ago
It can result in some cases in an arrest for disorderly conduct.
- PAMELALv 71 month ago
Yes, it is called offensive behaviour.
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- David SLv 71 month ago
It is not illegal to use bad language. Police can't arrest you for it only in particular circumstances. For example, in my state, shouting expletives out a car window can result in arrest, but not shouting them on the street.
- yLv 71 month ago
State and word comes into play. NY and Ma have either passed or have legislation up for vote, that does ban certain words. Punishment is a fine but if you don't pay that fine, then you could possibly get arrested and such.
- EarleenLv 61 month ago
Sure. Showing some temper during an investigation will get you hauled off. Mainly so that things can calm down.
- 1 month ago
Yeah police can arrest you. No its not illegal its just rude.
- PaladinLv 71 month ago
not where I live