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News Release

Thursday, June 11, 2015

Media Relations

Detectives Seeking Additional Victims of Man Posing as Police Officer NR15200lp

Los Angeles: Detectives from the Los Angeles Police Department's West Los Angeles Division arrested Daniel Rossman for impersonating a Police Officer.

On June 5, 2015, around 1:15 p.m., Daniel Rossman was driving a Jeep Grand Cherokee with Massachusetts plates, and pulled alongside a victim identifying himself as a "California State Police Officer." Rossman demanded that the victim pull over, placed his vehicle in front of the victim's vehicle, forcing the victim to stop. The victim asked to see Rossman's badge and he refused, saying he would show his gun instead. Rossman then demanded $250 from the victim to avoid paying a fine.

Detectives believe there may be additional victims or witnesses and are asking for the public's assistance.

Daniel Rossman

Anyone with information about additional victims is asked to call West Los Angeles Division Detective Schlegel at (310) 444-1541. During non-business hours or on weekends, calls should be directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7. Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477). Tipsters may also contact Crime Stoppers by texting to phone number 274637 (C-R-I-M-E-S on most keypads) with a cell phone. All text messages should begin with the letters "LAPD." Tipsters may also go to, click on "webtips" and follow the prompts.