PITTSBURGH PA April 30 2011 — County police have charged the head of security at the Community College of Allegheny County’s Allegheny campus with impersonating an officer.
Robbie Henderson, 45, was recently named the head of security at the school. He is facing impersonating a police officer charges after investigators said he tried using a badge to receive a discount at an Avalon thrift store.
According to police records, Henderson flashed a fake badge to the manager of the store and identified himself as “Allegheny County homicide detective Henderson.”
Police said Henderson demanded 50 percent off and would not take no for an answers. The police reports said Henderson repeatedly told the manager, “I don’t want to go over your head. I know you can make an exception for me.”
The store’s manager Sherri Lisanti told police that Henderson said, “He would call the corporate office and go through the Allegheny County if he had to.”
CCAC officials said Henderson was placed on administrative leave without pay while they “review the situation.”