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Penalty for Impersonating Police | Section 546D Crimes Act NSW

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The maximum penalty for the offence of “impersonating police” is 2 years in prison.

According to the Judicial Commission of NSW, the actual penalties imposed for the offence are as follows:

  • Community Correction Order: 42.42%
  • Conditional Release Order without Conviction: 21.21%
  • Prison: 12.12%
  • Conditional Release Order with Conviction: 9.09%
  • Fine Only: 9.09%
  • Intensive Correction Order: 3.03%
  • Section 10A No Other Penalty: 3.03%

The average prison sentence for the offence is 10 months imprisonment.

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