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cop

1. tv. to take or steal something. (Originally underworld.) Somebody copped the statue from the town square.
2. n. a theft. (Underworld.) They pulled the cop in broad daylight.
3. n. a police officer. (From sense 1) The cop wasn’t in any mood to put up with any monkey business.
4. tv. to arrest someone. (see also copped.) They copped Sam with the evidence right on him.
5. n. an arrest. It was a smooth cop. No muss, no fuss.
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In these cases, second-tier investigating officers should consider the incident as unsubstantiated and not classify it as a suicide by cop or attempted suicide by cop.
Karen Danis, technical manager for Knowledge Management and Community Builder at Keyport, has taken the lead in helping Keyport CoPs get started by providing training, structure and guidance.
The wife of one of the cops, angry that he doesn't make enough money and won't borrow more so she can buy stuff, seduces other men and deliberately gets caught nearly bursting out of her push-up bra so he'll see the light of day.
While this is what plantation owners (and the white police force) think they are getting in a black slave driver, the actual allegiance of the black cops is elsewhere.
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The principals are still cops, but the way they think and talk is not so different from the way we ourselves have been taught to think and talk - once you get past the superficial nods to class and race differences in the accents and slang words.
For successful new cop shows, you have to turn to the first-run syndication market.
Our jobs are full of challenges, but it is the individual beat cops who actually make it work, breathe life into it, and give it real value.
Bruce Cabral spent 23 years as a New York cop before becoming director of driving instruction at Georgia's police academy.
The Defense Acquisition University (DAU) wants to ensure that the PM CoP really belongs to the PM Community, not just a few editors.
COP sends FBI employees into neighborhoods and schools to work with children as teachers, coaches, and mentors; to represent the Bureau on public occasions; and to help dispel whatever stereotypes may exist about the FBI as an aloof, secretive organization staffed with shadowy, undercover operatives.
The COP certification recognizes and differentiates qualified and experienced professionals who are outsourcing leaders.
Not that cops are predators, but when violence explodes, most horses, like most humans, tend to head the other way, while cops and predators rush toward the violence - the predator to take advantage, the cop to stop advantage from being taken.
When they do, everyone from politicians to the press sings their praises, emphasizing the remarkable results COP programs often obtain.
Tonight's opening bit, with an officer (Garant) responding to a call that's actually his surprise party, has a nice payoff, as does a bit in which a creepily neurotic, amusingly clueless female cop (Kenney) fails to lure any patrons during a prostitution-sting detail.