cop-shop


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cop-shop

n. a police station. The pigs down at the cop-shop tried to act like they didn’t know who Frank was.
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Cuffs begins on BBC1 on |Wednesday at 8pm Cop-shop drama hits the beat Cop-shop drama hits the beat Forget procedural police dramas - Cuffs is an exciting new look From left, Eleanor Matsuura as PC Donna Prager, | Alex Carter as PC Lino Moretti, Jacob Ifan as PC Jake Vickers, Amanda Abbington as DS Jo Moffat, Ashley Walters as PC Ryan Draper, Shaun Dooley as DC Carl Hawkins, Peter Sullivan as SUPT Robert Vickers, and Paul Ready as DI Felix Kane at the day-to-day lives and dramas of British coppers, says the BBC.
Burst But report an attempted break-in or yobs throwing stones at your door - and you'll be lucky if anyone from the local cop-shop calls you back to give you a crime "incident" number 24 hours later.
Cop-shop cliches in a comedy that confuses loud with funny.
If, for the past few years, they had had men on the streets, a local cop-shop or two and officers who actually lived in the area, then when a serious crime was committed they might just have been given the information they needed to bring a successful prosecution.
We're two hours down in Lynda La Plante's latest crime drama and I don't hold out much hope of her new heroes and heroines ever straying from their diet of cop-shop coffee and countless fags.