No person, other than a regular policeman, police officer, inspector, officer or employee of the City, shall wear a badge similar to the badges prescribed for or furnished to the police force of the City or to any inspector, officer or employee thereof, or willfully impersonate or endeavor to impersonate any such policeman, officer or employee, or pretend to be a policeman, officer or employee, or seek to exercise any authority as such, or do or attempt to do any other act under color of such pretended authority.
(1958 Code § 17.24)