Bridgeport Man Charged With Impersonating Police OfficerHong Chu, of the 3100 block of South Throop, approached a man in his car at 6:45 p.m. Sunday in the 3400 block of South Bell Avenue in the McKinley Park neighborhood on the Southwest Side and told the man he was a police officer, police said.
Man Charged With Impersonating Police OfficerCharles Wade, 26, was charged with false impersonation of a police officer and aggravated unlawful use of a weapon with body armor, both felonies, according to a statement from police.
Third Time's No Charm For "Kid Cop," Arrested For Impersonating Officer AgainHe's an adult now, but Chicago's infamous "kid cop" allegedly is at it again. After fooling Chicago police into letting him on patrol in 2009 by impersonating an officer when he was 14 years old, Vincent Richardson has been arrested a third time for posing as a cop.
Man Snuck Into Julian H.S. Carrying Gun, Wearing Bulletproof VestA 22-year-old man was arrested Thursday morning, after allegedly impersonating a U.S. Marshal when he was found wandering the halls of a South Side high school carrying a gun, wearing a bulletproof vest, and carrying a stolen security agency badge.
Man In Body Armor Carries Gun, Knife And Ammo Into Daley CenterAbout 9 a.m. Tuesday, 32-year-old Lumani Lubemba entered the Daley Center wearing a “blue uniform and black body armor” and “carrying a semi-automatic pistol on his right hip, under a black jacket," according to Cook County Sheriff's police.
Man Charged With Posing As A Cop, Robbing VictimsJames Blackman, 46, has been charged with three counts of armed robbery, one count of aggravated robbery, five counts of impersonating a police officer, and one count of aggravated kidnapping.
Woman Charged With Posing As Cop To Scam ImmigrantsThose in the Little Village neighborhood describe it as a form of terror: the looming threat of deportation. That may in part explain how a woman got away with impersonating an officer.
Convicted Ex-Cop Charged With Impersonating OfficerMichael Miller is not a police officer anymore, but authorities say he pretended to be one in hopes of getting to a judge.