Akron man sentenced to nearly 6 years for impersonating a police officer

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AKRON- An Akron man has been sentenced to 5 years and 11 months  for impersonating a police officer.

26-year-old Christopher Hendon pleaded guilty to more than two dozen charges back in January.

The incidents happened  between March 29, 2017 through April 6, 2017.

According to authorities during this time, Hendon, who claimed to be part of a scared straight program,  entered two Akron area schools wearing law enforcement tactical gear, including a badge, firearm, and Taser. While in those schools, Hendon handcuffed, threatened, and physically assaulted several students. On April 6, 2017, Hendon appeared at the Summit County Juvenile Center wearing the same law enforcement tactical gear. Hendon had three handcuffed juveniles with him. After some discussion, Hendon was denied entry into the Juvenile Justice Center.

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