Definition - What does Police Impersonation mean?
Impersonating a police officer is the crime of pretending to be a police officer. People who are found guilty of impersonating a police officer can be subject to various punitive consequences.
Imprisonment of up to five years and fines of over $1,000 are common punishments for impersonating a police officer.
Justipedia explains Police Impersonation
People who impersonate police officers can have this crime listed on their criminal record.
There are a number of different reasons why people may impersonate a police officer. For example, it could be done to help commit a robbery, to kidnap someone, or it could be done as a prank.