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The DC Code: § 22-1406 False personation of police officer.

Index22 Criminal Offenses and Penalties. (Refs & Annos)

It shall be a misdemeanor, punishable by imprisonment in the District jail or penitentiary not exceeding 180 days, or by a fine not exceeding $1,000, for any person, not a member of the police force, to falsely represent himself as being such member, with a fraudulent design.

Historical and Statutory

Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 22-1306. 1973 Ed., § 22-1306. Emergency Act Amendments For temporary amendment of section, see § 114 of the Omnibus Criminal Justice Reform Emergency Amendment Act of 1994 (D.C. Act 10-255, June 22, 1994, 41 DCR 4286). Legislative History of Laws For legislative history of D.C. Law 10-151, see Historical and Statutory Notes following § 22-1402. Miscellaneous Notes Uniform requirements for security officers amended: Section 2 of D.C. Law 5- 180 amended § 4.2 of the Regulation Establishing Standards For Certification And Employment For Security Officers, enacted December 1, 1974 (Reg. 74-31; 17 DCMR 2112.1), to remove the prohibition against security officers wearing uniforms with stripes. DC CODE § 22-1406 Current through December 11, 2012

Credits

(R.S., D.C., § 433; Aug. 20, 1994, D.C. Law 10-151, § 114, 41 DCR 2608.)