Brass Knuckles Law

New Chandler laws take effect June 24 to prevent and deter unruly gatherings and violence among teens. We’re educating the community to seek compliance with these laws - Unruly Gathering Law and Brass Knuckles Law - and ensure the safety of Chandler residents. These laws offer tools for police to hold people accountable when necessary.

Brass Knuckles Law

  • People under 18 years old are prohibited from possessing or purchasing brass knuckles.
  • Businesses must confirm the person purchasing brass knuckles is at least 18 years old.
  • People and businesses who violate this law can be charged with a class one misdemeanor.

Class One Misdemeanor

A class one misdemeanor is the most serious offense that can be prosecuted by the city. A person guilty of a class one misdemeanor can face fines up to $2,500, with up to six months in jail and three years of probation.