CHAPTER 294

FORBIDDING ANY PERSON NOT A LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER FROM REPRESENTING HIMSELF AS A LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER

AN ACT FORBIDDING ANY PERSON NOT A LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER FROM REPRESENTING HIMSELF AS A LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER AND PROVIDING A PENALTY THEREFOR.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Delaware in General Assembly met (two-thirds of all the Members elected to each House thereof concurring therein):

Section 1. Any person not a law enforcement officer, who shall, directly or indirectly, represent himself as a law enforcement officer, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, and shall be punished by a fine of not less than Fifty Dollars ($50.00) nor more than Five Hundred Dollars ($500.00), or by imprisonment of not less than thirty (30) days, nor more than one (1) year, or by both such fine and imprisonment, in the discretion of the Court. Any Justice of the Peace or Court of Common Pleas, or the Municipal Court of the City of Wilmington shall have jurisdiction to try and determine a case involving a violation of this Section.

Approved June 5, 1951.