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AZ Man Arrested on Suspicion of Impersonating a Police Officer

The man—identified as 28-year-old Joshua Hillman—was taken into custody by the Arizona Department of Public Safety after a trooper stopped to assist with what he initially thought was a legitimate traffic stop.

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Florida Man Impersonates Officer in "Traffic Stop" of Actual Officer

A Florida man was arrested for impersonating an officer during a traffic stop of a plainclothes detective with the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office.

Allegedly Intoxicated Virginia Man Accused of Impersonating Police Officer

A 47-year-old Virginia man—identified as William Morgan—has been accused of impersonating a police officer.

Texas Man Impersonating Officer Reportedly Commits Sexual Assault

Authorities in Texas are looking for a man who, dressed as a police officer, initiated a traffic stop on a woman, and reportedly sexually assaulted her.

Florida Men Posed as Federal Agents, Arrested for Attack on Real Officers

Two South Florida men who posed as Federal agents for several days—reportedly approaching and accosting customers at a popular restaurant in the Little Havana neighborhood in Miami—have been arrested and charged with falsely impersonating an officer, aggravated battery on a law enforcement officer, and aggravated assault on a law enforcement officer.

Iowa Man Arrested for Impersonating Officer after Following Teen Girl

The man—identified as 60-year-old Kent Arnold Smith—reportedly followed the young woman as she drove her vehicle home. Smith then reportedly pulled into the driveway behind the girl's car, telling her that he was an undercover officer.

North Carolina Man Arrested for Impersonating a Police Officer

According to WRAL-TV, 30-year-old Devin Alexander Stenulis pulled up behind another driver in a white Dodge Charger equipped with a flashing light and siren.

South Carolina Detention Deputy Charged with Impersonating Police Officer

A detention deputy with the Charleston County Sheriff’s Office is facing charges that he impersonated a law enforcement officer and had installed a police light bar on his vehicle.

Florida Police Impostor Accused of Murdering 2 Teens, Wounding Another

The Lee County Sheriff’s Office said that 46-year-old Elwood Timothy Robinson is accused of shooting and killing 19-year-old William Hughes and 16-year-old Jeremy Stewart. He also reportedly wounded an unidentified female teen with a gunshot to her hand.

Delaware Police Arrest Man for Impersonating a Police Officer

Officers with the Chester Township (DE) Police Department arrested a 29-year-old man—who was driving a vehicle equipped with emergency lights, siren, and a police scanner—for impersonating a law enforcement officer.