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Is pulling the fire alarm in school considered a felony in new york?
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Is pulling the fire alarm in school considered a felony in new york?


James Watkin
Well, considering it is more than just the actual physical act of the pulling the alarm, yes. There is the false alarm charge. Then the charges stemming from creating a panic in others, and a few other charges. So you would probably end up with a felony on your record unless you get a good attorney. And you would have to pay for the cost of the fire dept's time. And court costs. And fines. And an attorney. And probation fees. And whatever else. Not really worth it.

Low Key
Probably not, but I wouldn't put it past you that you'd have to spend some time doing community service if you pull the fire alarm.

yes, you would be charged with inducing panic

Under state law, anyone who pulls a fire alarm is charged with criminal mischief and faces a fine of up to $15,000 and five years in prison.

Criminal mischief has four degrees, and only the fourth degree is a misdemeanor; all others are felonies.

Unless there is a fire, then yes, it is.

You *really* don't want to do it.

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And it's stupid.

Burnt Bagel
why ask? just pull one and find out!

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