Suspect nabbed for impersonating a JMPD officer in Eldorado Park

On Tuesday, 20 June, whilst conducting crime prevention patrols in Eldorado Park, the Johannesburg Metropolitan Police Department (JMPD) Operations officers were approached by community members who indicated that they saw a male who is not a police officer wearing JMPD uniform.

The officers proceeded to the Eldorado Park Shopping Center where the male was last seen, and upon their arrival, they found the said male at the parking lot wearing a JMPD reflective jacket and cap. The male was questioned as to how he acquired the uniform, and he alluded that he obtained it from his friend, but failed to disclose who his friend was.

The 32-year-old suspect was arrested for impersonating a police officer and was detained at Eldorado Park SAPS where a case docket was opened for further investigation.

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