Tag Archives: impersonating

New South Wales Driver Of A Car Fitted With Police-like Lights And Fake Licence In Court

Man from the NSW town of Bargo may have been impersonating a police officer with special lights fitted to his Ford Falcon XR6 car, a court heard yesterday. The lights were blue in colour and the headlights and indicators also flashed. Officers believed there was no doubt the public could easily assume Fullerton’s car was an unmarked police vehicle…

Source: www.bordermail.com.au

Queensland Police Claim Alleged Greenslopes Rapist Posed As Officer

A teenager who allegedly posed as a police officer has been charged with rape following a home invasion at Greenslopes on Wednesday night. Police said the Kingston man, 19, had claimed to be a police officer when he forced his way in to an Upper Cornwall Street residence about 11.40pm…

Source: www.watoday.com.au

Top Hats and Gold Cuffs: the Curious Case of California’s Fake Masonic Police Force

A trio has been charged with impersonating police officers – among them an aide to state attorney general and Democratic rising star Kamala Harris. A minister, an aide to the attorney general of California and a purported Emmy winner could face up to a year in county jail, after they were arrested in late April for posing as members of a fictional police department supposedly tied to the Knights Templar.

Source: www.theguardian.com

Bellarine Phone Scam Warning Issued, Involving Police Impersonation

Police are urging residents not to fall prey to a phone scam targeting the Bellarine Peninsula.

The scam involves a male caller stating he was a police officer from Bellarine who runs a local business.

He says he is looking for businesses in the area to be part of a new Victoria Police community website.

Source: www.geelongadvertiser.com.au

Gold Coast Man Charged With Impersonating A Soldier

A man who dressed as an Australian Defence Force commando while buying food from a fast-food store has been arrested and charged after an eagle-eyed RAP officer noticed errors in his uniform.

RAP Senior Sergeant Stewart Reid said the man was inside the Robina McDonalds store in an Australian Army uniform when a RAP officer noticed he was wearing badges in the wrong position and some aspects of his outfit were outdated.

Source: www.goldcoastbulletin.com.au