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Police Impersonator

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 Posing As Federal Agent Robbing People On South Side

The man approaches victims in a tan SUV, pulls over to talk to people on the sidewalk and identifies himself as an agent or “Officer Franklin,” according to a community alert from Area South detectives.

09/27/2013

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Student Pulled Over And Robbed By Phony Police Officer

A man driving an unmarked white Ford Crown Victoria with interior flashing red and blue lights pulled the student over near Ballard and Bender roads in Des Plaines as she was driving to school around 7:30 a.m. on May 20.

05/23/2013

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Police Impersonator On The Loose In Barrington

Police in the northwest suburbs are warning people about someone who has been trying to impersonate them.

CBS Chicago–03/26/2012

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Joliet Man Caught Impersonating Cop, Trying To Lure Young Boys

A 32-year-old man is in custody, after police say he tried to pass himself off as one of them, and lure two boys to his van.

CBS Chicago–10/03/2011

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Naperville Police Search For Fake Cop

Police in Naperville are looking for a man who pretended to be a member of their force and pulled over a woman.

CBS Chicago–01/28/2011