Have you been arrested for disorderly conduct? Disorderly conduct arrests are a widespread occurrence. The statute provides that these offenses occur when a person’s behavior rises to a level that causes a breach of the peace or causes a public safety concern. In most cases, it is the arresting officer’s subjective opinion as to when this occurs. However, often with these types of cases, there is a difference in how one may interpret each event to determine whether it rises to a criminal violation level. For instance, there may have been a violation of your First Amendment right to free speech, which was interpreted as a breach of the peace or public safety concern.