(a) A person who is not a peace officer or part-time peace officer is guilty of a
misdemeanor if the person: (1) makes a representation of being a peace officer or
part-time peace officer, or (2) performs or attempts to perform an act, duty, or responsibility
reserved by law for licensed peace officers and part-time peace officers.
(b) A peace officer who authorizes or knowingly allows a person to violate paragraph
(a) is guilty of a misdemeanor.
(c) The board shall designate the appropriate law enforcement agency to investigate
violations of this section. The attorney general shall prosecute violations of this section.
(d) A person who violates this section and who has previously been convicted of a
violation of this section is guilty of a gross misdemeanor.
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