Barrier Crimes

Type of Barrier Crime

Felony and Misdemeanor Convictions

Crimes against the Person

  • Felony violation of a protective order
  • Murder or manslaughter
  • Capital murder, etc.
  • Abduction
  • Threat of extortion

Crimes by Mob

  • Shooting
  • Stabbing, etc. with intent to maim or kill by a mob
Assault and Bodily Wounding
  • Shooting, stabbing, malicious wounding
  • Assault and bodily woundings against a household member
  • Domestic assault
  • Allowing children access to firearms
  • Strangulation of another


  • Carjacking

Threats of Death or Bodily Injury

  • Threats of death or bodily injury to a person or member of the family
  • Certain oral threats communicated to school personnel
  • Felony stalking

Criminal Sexual Assault

  • Rape, sodomy, carnal knowledge of child
  • Aggravated sexual battery
  • Sexual battery
  • Marital sexual assault
  • Attempted rape sodomy, etc.
  • Infected sexual battery

Arson and Related Crimes

  • Burning or destroying dwelling, house
  • Bomb threats
  • Manufacture, possession, use, etc. of fire bombs or explosive materials or devices

Burglary and Related Offenses

  • Convictions of burglary
  • Entering a dwelling with the intent to commit murder, rape, robbery or arson
  • Breaking and entering dwelling with the intent to commit other misdemeanors
  • Possession of burglary tools, etc.

Drugs (Only Felony Violations)

  • Manufacturing, selling, giving, distributing, or possessing
  • Obtaining controlled substances by fraud, deceit or forgery

Dangerous Use of Firearms or Other Weapons

  • Shooting from vehicles so as to endanger persons

Uniform Machine Gun Act

  • Use of a machine gun in crimes of violence or for aggressive purposes

Sawed-Off Shotgun and Rifle

  • Possession or use of a sawed-off shotgun or rifle in crime of violence

Miscellaneous Dangerous Conduct

  • Failing to secure medical attention for a child or an incapacitated adult
  • Escape from jail

Sexual Offenses and Prostitution

  • Crimes against nature if children are involved
  • Taking or detaining, etc. person for prostitution

Family Offenses; Crimes Against Children

  • Adultery and fornication by persons forbidden to marry, incest
  • Abuse or neglect of incapacitated adults
  • Taking indecent liberties with children
  • Abuse and neglect of children

Obscenity and Related Offenses

  • Publication, sale, possession with intent to distribute
  • Possession of child pornography
  • Employing or permitting a minor to assist in offenses under this article

Note: Barrier crimes includes an equivalent offense in another state or a conviction of any other felony not included in the definition of barrier crime unless five years have lapsed since the conviction.

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