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Fake Delaware Cop Tells Driver To Follow Him To Station

August 24, 2011
A 56-year-old Pennsylvania man was nearly rear-ended by a Kia hatchback at about 6 p.m. on Monday. The Kia driver, who was dressed in what appeared to be a police uniform, began yelling and cursing at the driver, demanding he show his operator's license.

Calif. Police Imposter Appears In Court for Birthday Crime Spree

July 25, 2011
A California man who committed a string of offenses after celebrating his 19th birthday pleaded no contest during his court appearance last week. The man attempted to pull over two vehicles with his parents' teal pickup truck outfitted with with a siren and flashing lights

Mass. Police Imposter Flashed Blue Light in Walmart Parking Lot

July 19, 2011
Richard Ramon Tirado was arrested with police equipment, including pieces of a uniform, a badge, and the large strobe light. He is charged with a felony of false impersonation and an additional charge of using blue lights restricted to law enforcement.

Colo. Fire Chief Arrested for Impersonating Officer

July 11, 2011
William Nelson was arrested on eight charges including impersonating a peace officer, a second offense DUI/DWAI, and marijuana possession.

Imposters Can Easily Acquire Police Gear, Vegas Police Say

June 12, 2011
Several of the four men arrested by the Las Vegas Metro Police Department in the past week for posing as officers had acquired police gear, and the agency is warning civilians to remain vigilant.

Police Imposter Installed Strobes In SUV Grill

May 26, 2011
A Pelham, N.H., man faces a slew of charges after police say he drove an SUV fitted with grill strobe lights and pulled over at least one person riding a bicycle.

Inmates Kill S.D. Prison Guard In Failed Escape Attempt

April 13, 2011
Ronald E. Johnson, a 23-year penitentiary veteran, was pronounced dead at 11:50 a.m. after an alleged assault by inmates Eric Robert and Rodney Berget.

Home Invader Who Shot Pa. Cop Posed as FBI Agent

April 6, 2011
A suburban Pennsylvania police officer may be paralyzed, after he was shot by home invaders Tuesday, who had posted as FBI to gain entry to a house and demanded narcotics and cash.

Prankster Radios Officer Down with Stolen Portable

March 2, 2011
A portable radio stolen from a Lake County (Fla.) Sheriff's deputy was used Monday to call in "officer down" and "shots fired" to dispatchers, who caught on to the prank and didn't send patrol units.

Police Impersonator Used Cruiser, Robbed Hispanics

January 8, 2011
The officer, Dato Dacilien, is a five-year veteran who likely didn't know about the robberies and may have been manipulated by Larry Hawkins, 27. Hawkins is the brother of Prince George's Police Officer Brandon Hawkins and may have used his uniform during one of the robberies.

Drug Crew Used Police-Equipped Crown Vic to Rob Rivals

December 13, 2010
The Crown Victoria had been outfitted to represent a law enforcement vehicle. The vehicle had red and blue strobe lights, orange and white strobe lights, a siren, spotlight and front push bar.

Former NYPD Auxiliary Officer Made 100 Bogus 911 Calls

November 9, 2010
Rakim Alli, 24, of Jamaica, Queens, identified himself as an active law enforcement agent during the calls. Alli had worked for four years as an auxilliary officer in Queens.

Chattanooga Police Imposters Use Fake Badge to Rob Three

October 25, 2010
The Chattanooga (Tenn.) PD is now searching for two young men who identified themselves as officers and used a black-and-gold badge to rob three people

Florida Robbery Suspect Impersonated UC Vice Cop and Hooker

October 7, 2010
Police say Misty McNeal lured a man for sex along Palm Beach Boulevard. She then proceeded to direct him to place his hands on a wall and frisked him, in addition to flashing a fake badge.

DEA Impersonator Pulls Over NY Detective

September 15, 2010
A Long Island man posing as a federal agent and carrying a replica Drug Enforcement Administration badge was arrested, after he pulled over a Suffolk County police officer.

Mall Ninjas

July 28, 2010
The Mall Ninja will seek the attention of the unwary public. They obtain weird, black T-shirts that have FBI, DEA, Narcotics and SWAT on the back. Then they parade around in the public with them on for all to gaze upon. They are not cops; they are wanna-bes or pseudo cops.

Cop Impersonator Tried to Pull Over Real Undercover Cop, Say Police

July 21, 2010
A man was arrested on suspicion of impersonating a peace officer after he used an air horn and siren in an attempt to stop the vehicle of an undercover cop on his way to provide emergency backup to officers.

Kentucky Police Impersonator Arrested After Calling For 'Backup'

July 6, 2010
When arrested, Justice was wearing a police baton, gold security guard's badge and silver volunteer firefighter badge. Justice also had two dashboard-mounted video cameras, which he used to videotape the incident.

Alabama Women Pose as Cops, Bilk Seniors

May 20, 2010
Two Birmingham women who posed as police officers to scam elderly people have been arrested, the Fayette County Sheriff's Office said Tuesday.

Judge Sentences Abusive Traveler Who Impersonated Air Marshal

January 28, 2010
A U.S. District Court judge sentenced Paul Henry Boritzer to 10 months imprisonment for impersonating a federal air marshal while he was traveling to New Orleans from New York for Mardi Gras, the FBI announced.
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