Not Just Mitt: Other Police Impersonators In Recent History
National Memo editor-in-chief Joe Conason reported today that yet another witness is coming out of the woodwork and saying that Mitt Romney had an illegal, youthful habit of impersonating police officers. But he’s not the only man who enjoys himself in uniform.
Basketball Player Olden Polynice Flashed A Badge During A Traffic Dispute
In 2000, the seven-foot tall center for the Utah Jazz was arrested for flashing an honorary badge he received from the Los Angeles Police Department during a traffic dispute, where he followed a couple back to their house in West Valley, Utah. He claimed that he flashed the badge while identifying himself as a member of the Utah Jazz.
The Idaho Bar “Iron Horse” Was Plagued By A Fake Cop Who Tried To Take A Woman Home
The local news report also gave good advice on how to spot a fraud.
This Guy Tried To Get Out Of A Speeding Ticket By Waving Around A Gold Shield
A Man in Rochester Used Fake Jargon To Rob Someone At 1:30 In The Morning
The victim was approached by a man — never found by the real police — who yelled, “police, get on the ground!” and then shouted into a radio, “I have the 215 suspect.” He then ran off with a wad of cash.