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A Mercury Mountaineer similar to the one used in South Shore robberies by a man pretending to be a federal officer. / photo from Chicago Police

Man Impersonating Cop Robs Third Person On South Side

A man calling himself “Officer Franklin” and posing as a federal agent to rob people on the South Side struck again Saturday night, marking the third robbery in the past two weeks.

09/29/2013

A sketch of a man who impersonated a cop, forced a woman at an Austin bus stop into his vehicle and then drove to Cicero where he raped her. (Credit: Chicago Police)

Cop Impersonator Abducts Woman At Bus Stop, Rapes Her

A man impersonating a police officer forced a woman into his vehicle at a West Side Austin neighborhood bus stop on Sunday morning, then drove to west suburban Cicero and raped her.

10/29/2012

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Cop Impersonator Arrested Again On Gun Charges

The South Side teenager who made national headlines for impersonating a Chicago Police officer and patrolling the streets as a 14 year old is in trouble with the law again, according to the Chicago Sun-Times.

05/22/2011

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Cop Impersonator, Accomplice Rob People In Little Village

Chicago police want the public’s help in shutting down the phony cops, who have taking money from victims.

01/15/2011