(a) A person commits the crime of false reporting to law enforcement authorities if he knowingly makes a false report or causes the transmission of a false report to law enforcement authorities of a crime or relating to a crime.

Attorney's Note

Under the Alabama Code, punishments for crimes depend on the classification. In the case of this section:
Class A misdemeanorup to 1 yearup to $6,000
For details, see Ala. Code § 13A-5-7

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Terms Used In Alabama Code 13A-10-9

(b) False reporting to law enforcement authorities is a Class A misdemeanor.