It's Attempted Assault 2 which is a class E violent felony.
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Something is off. Attempted Assault 3 is a Class B misdemeanor.
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You obviously were convicted of a felony, not an attempted misdemeanor. That said, I don't know how much luck you will have getting hired as a police officer or having a firearm. The certificate of disabilities does not restore you as a dull citizen, only relieves you from certain disabilities that are imposed upon a felon. For example, licensing agencies are not bound to disregard your conviction, and often don't. You may wish to consult a civil rights attorney.
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