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No person shall falsely represent himself or herself to be an officer or employee of the city, or without proper authority wear or display any uniform, insignia or credential which identifies any city officer or employee; nor shall any person without proper authority assume to act as an officer or employee of the city, whether to gain access to premises, obtain information, perpetrate a fraud or for any other purpose; provided, that nothing in this section shall be construed to prevent a private citizen from making a lawful citizen’s arrest for felony or breach of the peace committed in his or her presence.
(1973 Code, § 18-5) Penalty, see § 10.99
False personation of military or police officers or public officials, see M.S. § 609.475