Delaware Code Title 11. Crimes and Criminal Procedure § 907B. Criminal impersonation of a police officer, firefighter medical technician (EMT) or fire police;  class E felony C felony

(a) A person is guilty of criminal impersonation of a police officer, firefighter, emergency medical technician (EMT), paramedic or fire police when the person, intending to facilitate the commission of a crime or while in immediate flight therefrom:

(1) Intentionally and without lawful authority impersonates or otherwise pretends to be a police officer, firefighter, emergency medical technician (EMT), paramedic or fire police;  or

(2) Without lawful authority does any act intended to create or reinforce a false impression that the person is a police officer, firefighter, emergency medical technician (EMT), paramedic or fire police.

(b) Criminal impersonation of a police officer, firefighter, emergency medical technician (EMT), paramedic or fire police is a class E felony, unless during the course of the commission of the crime, or while in immediate flight therefrom, the person or another participant in the crime:

(1) Causes physical injury to any person who is not a participant in the crime;  or

(2) Commits a class A felony or class B felony as defined by this title or any sexual offense as defined by § 761(g) of this title, in which case it is a class C felony.

(c) Nothing in this section shall preclude a separate charge, conviction or sentence for any other crime.


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