Impersonating a Peace/Police Officer - C.R.S. 18-8-112

Impersonation of a Peace Officer / Police Officer in Douglas County, Colorado - C.R.S. -18-8-112

Impersonating a Peace / Police Officer is a felony in Douglas County, Colorado, and is generally accompanied by other felony charges. A person commits the crime of impersonating a peace officer in Douglas County when 1) he or she falsely pretends to be a peace officer and 2) performs an act in that pretend capacity. If convicted, this crime constitutes a Class 6 felony and carries up to 18 months in jail and fines. The elements of this offense still allow people to attend Halloween parties dressed as police officers, as long as they don't undertake any traditional police duties while pretending to be an officer.

Example of Impersonating a Peace Officer in Denver

C.R.S. 18-8-112, Impersonating a Peace Officer violations continue to make headlines in Colorado. Recently, a man in Denver dressed as a police officer was driving around and pulling over women. After pulling them over, he sexually assaulted them. A society needs to have trust in its law enforcement officers, and this crime causes people to wonder if they are dealing with someone they can trust. Because of the importance placed on trusting police, and the element of deception involved with this crime, Colorado judges sentence this crime more harshly than other Class 6 felonies.

Sentence for Impersonating a Peace / Police Officer in Arapahoe County

Coupled with crimes like sexual assault, 18-3-402, Impersonation of an Officer generally involves a prison sentence to the Department of Corrections. With the mandatory lifetime imprisonment components of sexual assault, pretending to be a police officer in Arapahoe County for a sexual crime, can change your life forever. District attorney prosecutors often allege aggravated circumstances to increase the length of time a judge can sentence a person to DOC for impersonation of a peace/police officer. If you remain silent and don't talk with police, there are many ways our lawyers and attorneys can decrease the likelihood you will go to prison or jail for this crime. However, if you talk, Department of Correction sentences are common.

Jefferson County, Colorado Impersonating a Peace Officer Charges

Felony charges of Impersonating a Peace Officer can crop up quickly. Imagine the person who calls a noisy neighbor pretending to be a police officer just to get them to be quiet.  When they call the real police to complain, you will be amazed at how quickly police will arrest you and file felony charges.  This will affect you for the rest of your life.  A conviction cannot be sealed.  Any felony conviction for Impersonation of a Peace  Officer or Police Officer will greatly limit employment opportunities, will prohibit you from owning a gun  / firearm, limit housing options and can impact foreign travel. If convicted, the punishment for this crime will be life altering for you and your family. The best thing that you can do at this point is to locate and hire Denver's best criminal defense lawyer.  We are here to ensure you get the best defense possible.

Impersonation of a Police Officer - Adams County Court Lawyers With Felony Experience

You need to hire an Adams County attorney who knows the legal system in Brighton and how to work for the best possible outcome. Our criminal defense lawyers have defended others accused of Impersonation of a Police Officer and are ready to help you.  Contact our experienced felony criminal defense attorneys to navigate the courthouse, district attorneys and judges.

So, if you have been contacted about an Impersonating a Peace Officer allegation, or been charged with Impersonating a Peace Officer, smart, exercise your right to remain silent and call us right away at 303-731-0719. Together, we can protect your future.

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