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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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But overwhelmingly, if quietly, the nurses, professors, administrators, cops, and outreach workers that lawmakers seek to deputize resist the call.
Thinking it might be worth a try, you log on to your CoP Web site and find several options in the online collaborative working environment.
Before they can get to the station, the cops of Brooklyn South have thrown the guy on the floor, where they are hurling epithets at him, and they give him a few kicks for good measure.
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.
Meanwhile, as the timber cops close ranks, support within the Forest Service is growing and spirits are rising.
And in a city with a Police Department as woefully short-handed as the LAPD, does it make sense to spend a half-million dollars buying 10,000 new flashlights, rather than hiring five new cops or providing better training so officers do a better job of dealing with difficult situations?
We have cops here tonight like my friend who spent the night in a hospital after crawling into a burning trailer to save an elderly woman who otherwise would have died.
Ah, well, ``Big Apple,'' the new drama about New York cops from David Milch, who pretty much gave us the definitive New York cops show with Steven Bochco, ``NYPD Blue,'' offers a retread on the old cops-vs.
Fewer cops means crime and traffic-collision victims being forced to wait longer, sometimes at great danger, for police support.
COPS Executive Director Monty Holden announced, "In May, we honor peace officers across this country who have given the ultimate sacrifice for the citizens they are sworn to protect.
CC you can watch video from the COPS Television show produced exclusively for COPS and other videoblogs, listen to podcasts, and view photoblogs.
Boyer, which also was aired Tuesday night on ``Frontline,'' link three former Los Angeles Police Department cops - key Rampart figure Rafael Perez, convicted bank robber David Mack and Kevin Gaines, who was slain in a Ventura Boulevard confrontation with an undercover narcotics officer.
The SPA provides for payment of tendered COPs during the weekly rate and extended rate modes, and is sized to cover the principal portion of purchase price and the maximum amount of interest that could accrue during the extended rate mode, which represents an interest period of 183 days calculated at 7%, based upon a year of 360 days.
Before bin Ladin, there were legions of us who viewed airport cops as annoying men and women who couldn't understand half-hour curbside parkers.
The long-term 'AAA' rating is based jointly on the 'AA+' rating assigned to the appropriation backed debt of the County of Prince William, Virginia and the support provided by an irrevocable letter of credit (LOC) issued by Wachovia Bank, National Association (the bank) (currently rated 'AA-/F1+' by Fitch) securing the COPs.