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Civilian employee charged - Northern Region

Wednesday, 11 August 2021 02:00:32 PM

A NSW Police Force civilian employee has been charged after allegedly impersonating a sworn police officer in the state’s north yesterday.

Yesterday afternoon (Tuesday 10 August 2021), police were notified that a man had allegedly impersonated a police officer and provided inaccurate information to a fast food restaurant concerning COVID-19.

Following inquiries, the 44-year-old man – who is attached to a command in the Northern Region – was arrested and charged with impersonate a police officer and convey false information that a person or property is in danger.

He was granted conditional bail to appear before Maitland Local Court on Wednesday 15 September 2021.

His employment status is under review.