Impersonating A Police Officer

Vincent Richardson, 21, has been arrested at least three times for impersonating a police officer, the first time when he was only 14. (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

Third Time’s No Charm For “Kid Cop,” Arrested For Impersonating Officer Again

He’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.

05/04/2015

Brandon Salvatore (Credit: Chicago Police)

Man Snuck Into Julian H.S. Carrying Gun, Wearing Bulletproof Vest

A 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.

04/04/2014

Lumani Lubemba (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

Man In Body Armor Carries Gun, Knife And Ammo Into Daley Center

About 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.

03/05/2014

James Blackman (Credit: Chicago Police)

Man Charged With Posing As A Cop, Robbing Victims

James 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.

10/09/2013

Gloria Juarez, 53, is accused of scamming immigrants out of as much as $15,000 each by posing as an immigration officer and offering to arrange U.S. citizenship for a number of individuals. (Credit: Chicago Police)

Woman Charged With Posing As Cop To Scam Immigrants

Those 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.

CBS 2–04/01/2012

Michael Miller

Convicted Ex-Cop Charged With Impersonating Officer

Michael Miller is not a police officer anymore, but authorities say he pretended to be one in hopes of getting to a judge.

CBS Chicago–05/03/2011