Ummm, how about Teh Google?
Turns out the guy was never a cop, and now, after a bunch of town employees, including the police chief, have been fired, those 17 people are suing.
Here's the best part:
"He had credentials. He had a badge. He had a phone number to call for verification," said Gerald Mayor Otis Schulte. "I don't know what else we could have done."
Make that soon-to-be ex-Gerald Mayor Otis Schulte, i would think.