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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.

Baltimore Police Imposter Arrested At Flea Market

January 25, 2010
When arrested, 32-year-old Thomas Godley was wearing a navy blue "special police" shirt and carrying a silver badge and silver Walther P99S handgun.

Arizona Men Tried to Steal Drugs while Dressed as Cops

October 13, 2009
Police said two armed men, pretending to be officers, invaded a south Phoenix home Monday and attempted to steal drugs being kept in the home.

Montana Town Will Form Police Department

October 7, 2009
Officials in Hardin, Mont., have authorized the formation of a Hardin Police Department, and again assured their residents they would not hire a mysterious California security firm to run their jail, the Flathead Beacon reports.

Private Security Company's Deal To Manage Empty Montana Jail Unravels

October 6, 2009
A mysterious company calling itself American Police Force was slated to take over a jail in Hardin, Mont., but the deal is now off, after the state's attorney general began scrutinizing it, the Billings Gazette initially reported.

Man Impersonates a Police Officer When Pulled Over by Real Cop

June 19, 2009
A Dodge Charger modified to look like a police car caught the eye of the real police when its owner, Evan Kane of Waterford, was driving through Mechanicville, N.Y. Kane made a minor traffic infraction, and an officer right behind him pulled up to talk. Police say during the conversation, Kane identified himself as an officer.
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