Friday, September 19, 2014

Washington State Man Charged With Impersonating Policeman

[From article]
Jim Bailey, a 69-year-old Oak Harbor resident and funeral home worker, is accused of pretending to be a retired cop.
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Green said Bailey spent a few years as an Oak Harbor reserve officer in the late 1980s. The chief is convinced Bailey has been pretending to be a retired cop since he left the department in 1991.
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He only lasted 2 to 3 weeks at the Police Academy, he did not succeed there, " said Green.
When police arrested Bailey last week, Green said he was surprised by his clothing.
"He was wearing a shirt that identified him as being a member of the Oak Harbor police department," said Green.

Oak Harbor man arrested, accused of impersonating cop
By Michelle Esteban
Published: Sep 16, 2014 at 6:39 PM PDT Last Updated: Sep 16, 2014 at 7:41 PM PDT

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