IC 35-45-2-1
Sec. 1. (a) A person who communicates a threat to another person, with the intent:
    (1) that the other person engage in conduct against the other person’s will;
    (2) that the other person be placed in fear of retaliation for a prior lawful act; or
    (3) of causing:
      (A) a dwelling, a building, or another structure; or
      (B) a vehicle;
    to be evacuated;
commits intimidation, a Class A misdemeanor.
  (b) However, the offense is a:
    (1) Class D felony if:
      (A) the threat is to commit a forcible felony;
      (B) the person to whom the threat is communicated:
        (i) is a law enforcement officer;
        (ii) is a judge or bailiff of any court;
        (iii) is a witness (or the spouse or child of a witness) in any pending criminal proceeding against the person making the threat;
        (iv) is an employee of a school corporation;
        (v) is a community policing volunteer;
        (vi) is an employee of a court;
        (vii) is an employee of a probation department; or
        (viii) is an employee of a community corrections program.
      (C) the person has a prior unrelated conviction for an offense under this section concerning the same victim; or
      (D) the threat is communicated using property, including electronic equipment or systems, of a school corporation or other governmental entity; and
    (2) Class C felony if, while committing it, the person draws or uses a deadly weapon.
  (c) “Threat” means an expression, by words or action, of an intention to:
    (1) unlawfully injure the person threatened or another person, or damage property;
    (2) unlawfully subject a person to physical confinement or restraint;
    (3) commit a crime;
    (4) unlawfully withhold official action, or cause such withholding;
    (5) unlawfully withhold testimony or information with respect to another person’s legal claim or defense, except for a reasonable claim for witness fees or expenses;     (6) expose the person threatened to hatred, contempt, disgrace, or ridicule;
    (7) falsely harm the credit or business reputation of the person threatened; or
    (8) cause the evacuation of a dwelling, a building, another structure, or a vehicle.
As added by Acts 1976, P.L.148, SEC.5. Amended by Acts 1977, P.L.340, SEC.71; Acts 1981, P.L.300, SEC.3; P.L.183-1984, SEC.6; P.L.325-1985, SEC.1; P.L.242-1993, SEC.3; P.L.164-1993, SEC.12; P.L.1-1994, SEC.169; P.L.241-2001, SEC.3; P.L.175-2003, SEC.3; P.L.3-2006, SEC.2.