Impersonating A Cop Or Other Public Servant

by Richard Jones  - May 23, 2023

What Is The Punishment For Impersonating A Cop Or Other Public Servant?

– RJ, Texas


The punishment for impersonating a cop or other public servant is from two to ten years in prison. Public servant includes pretending to be a judge or court official. It is a separate offense, punishable by up to 180 days in jail to make a fake police badge or other item of police identification such as identification card or shoulder insignia.

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