Liberty, Texas Criminal Lawyer Jim Sullivan Can Defend You on Impersonating a Public Servant Charges

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Liberty, Texas Criminal Lawyer Jim Sullivan has practiced criminal law for over 17 years in Liberty county and throughout the state of Texas.  If you need a serious Liberty, Texas Criminal Trial Attorney, you can call Jim Sullivan right now at 281-546-6428.

Impersonating a Public Servant, such as a police officer, is a serious felony offense.  If convicted, a person could receive between two to ten years in prison.  The specific Texas Penal Code section is listed below.

TEXAS PENAL CODE Sec. 37.11.  IMPERSONATING PUBLIC SERVANT.  (a)  A person commits an offense if he:(1)  impersonates a public servant with intent to induce another to submit to his pretended official authority or to rely on his pretended official acts;  or(2)  knowingly purports to exercise any function of a public servant or of a public office, including that of a judge and court, and the position or office through which he purports to exercise a function of a public servant or public office has no lawful existence under the constitution or laws of this state or of the United States.(b)  An offense under this section

is a felony of the third degree.


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