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LMPD: Man impersonates police officer alongside JCPS bus

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Richard Alan Tipton (Source: LMDC) Richard Alan Tipton (Source: LMDC)

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - Louisville Metro police are investigating a man who they say impersonated a police officer.

According to an arrest report, Richard Alan Tipton, 43, pulled alongside a JCPS bus on November 5, displayed a badge to the bus driver and identified himself as a police officer. Investigators said Tipton is not one.

The incident was captured on bus surveillance video.

Tipton was arrested Thursday in the 400 block of 6th Street. He is charged with impersonating a police officer.

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