2009 FEDERAL SENTENCING GUIDELINES MANUAL
CHAPTER 2 - PART P - OFFENSES INVOLVING PRISONS AND CORRECTIONAL FACILITIES
§2P1.3. Engaging In, Inciting or Attempting to Incite a Riot Involving Persons in a Facility for Official Detention
(a) Base Offense Level:
(1) 22, if the offense was committed under circumstances creating a substantial risk of death or serious bodily injury to any person.
(2) 16, if the offense involved a major disruption to the operation of an institution.
(3) 10, otherwise.
Statutory Provision: 18 U.S.C. § 1792.
1. If death or bodily injury resulted, an upward departure may be warranted. See Chapter Five, Part K (Departures).
Historical Note: Effective November 1, 1987.