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Posted on: December 3, 2015

[ARCHIVED] FPD Warns of Possible Police Impersonator

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Fishers (Indiana) - Yesterday, December 2, 2015, the Fishers Police Department received a report of a possible police impersonator attempting to stop a driver on Interstate 69.

The female driver reported that she was driving northbound on Interstate 69 between 96th Street and 116th Street when she noticed a dark gray Chevrolet Impala following her. The victim told police she observed white flashing lights near the rear view mirror and in the front grill of the Impala. The victim changed lanes and the Impala followed. The victim began to exit onto 116th Street and the Impala continued northbound on the interstate.

Fishers Police Chief George Kehl is warning drivers of this potential police impersonator and offers the following information and safety tips:

• In Indiana police officers must either be in a marked police car with overhead red and blue lights or red and blue lights in the dash or they must be wearing a distinctive uniform and badge.
• If a driver feels uncomfortable they should do the following:
1. Reduce their speed
2. Turn on hazard lights
3. Call 911 (Dispatch can verify if a police officer is attempting to stop you)
4. Stop in a well-lit, populated area

The victim was able to take a photo of the suspect vehicle. Anyone with information regarding this vehicle is asked to call the Fishers Police Department at 317-595-3300 or 911.

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