bent cop

bent cop

A police officer who is corrupt, takes bribes, or abuses the privileges and powers of their position. The gangs are a problem, but it's the bent cops you really have to watch out for. I know a bent cop working down at the station. If we slip him a few hundred dollars, this charge might go away.
See also: bent, cop
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But Maya Sondhi, who played bent cop Maneet Bindra, said: "It doesn't work to translate British stuff to a US audience.
The penultimate episode of the current series, which aired on Sunday night, saw the top cop in hot water after being accused by his superior ACC Hilton of being linked to bent cop DI Dot 'The Caddy' Cottan.
And just when life couldn't get any more complicated for Nancy, she suggests going undercover as a bent cop to gain a suspect's trust.
5 Training Day (2001) THIS superior thriller has Denzel Washington in scenery chewing form, but Hawke holds his own as a green LA narcotics officer increasingly drawn into the seedy world of Washington's spectacularly bent cop.
Crowe thoroughly deserved his second Oscar nomination in a row and was unlucky to lose out to Denzel Washington, who picked up the gong for his performance as a bent cop in Training Day.
Thank God that in this all-action (most of it unpleasant) opening caper - a bent cop, opium dens, lots of blood, lots of noise - there were soothing appearances from the non-shouty "Elephant Man" Joseph (no, it's not John) Merrick (Joseph Drake).
He has a businesslike relationship with his dealer, Saul Silver (James Franco), but they are thrown together when Dale witnesses a drug lord and a bent cop commit a murder - and accidentally drops the butt of a rare Pineapple Express joint at the scene.
Screenplay by helmer and his brother William smartly muddies the waters by making White a bent cop.
Macao is in the grip of a gang war, and the densely packed plot pits a bent cop (Tony Leung) against a glowering hit man (Lau Ching-wan).
An old pal's grandson faces life in jail unless a vital witness is found but, with bent cop Jimmy Knight also on the case, it's a race against time.
Michael Shannon, an Oscar nominee for Revolutionary Road just four years ago, is woefully miscast as the bent cop driving flat out to stop him.
Crowe thoroughly deserved his second Oscar nomination in a row, and was unlucky to lose out to Denzel Washington, who picked up the statue for his performance as a bent cop in Training Day.
He and his dealer, Saul Silver (James Franco), have to go on the run after Dale witnesses a drug lord and a bent cop commit a murder and accidentally drops the butt of a rare Pineapple Express joint at the scene.
Based loosely on real events, pic tracks a team of thugs, including a bent cop, that does away with foes and then dumps the bodies in Orlik Reservoir.
Our guy is a Russian gangster who takes a motel owner (Alice Eve) and her daughter hostage with the idea of using her friendship with Logan Marshall-Green's bent cop to retrieve a bag of mob money.