dirty cop

dirty cop

A corrupt or unethical police officer, such as one who accepts bribes, falsifies reports, or abuses the power of his or her authority for personal gain. There are so many dirty cops in this town that the police are now more dangerous than the criminals. With a number of dirty cops on their payroll, the mafia organization has been eluding prosecution for years.
See also: cop, dirty
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Instead of playing the usual hunk of granite, here he's a dirty cop broken by a tragedy in his past.
Killer Joe Cert 18 DIRTY cop Joe Cooper (Matthew McConaughey) is hired to kill a debt-ridden drug dealer's mum for her $50,000 life insurance.
Under the influence of the heady narcotic, Dale witnesses ruthless drug lord Ted Jones (Gary Cole) murdering a rival, abetted by dirty cop Carol (Rosie Perez).
the cop is forced to concur, and the judge and jury now believe that they are seeing evidence of a dirty cop -- regardless of a complete lack of substantiation of the claim.
New costumes like the 4 PC Dirty Cop are predicted to be among Aphrodite's Intimates top sellers this year and destined to join Dreamgirl's Tap this Keg and the Culry Poodle costumes at the top of peoples must have lists.
But inmates can still play action games like True Crime: Streets of LA, which could see them taking the role of a dirty cop who murders his way to underworld power.
Under the influence of the heady narcotic, Dale witnesses ruthless drug lord Ted Jones (Cole) murder a rival, abetted by dirty cop Carol (Perez).
Under the influence of the heady narcotic, Dale witnesses ruthless drug lord Ted Jones (Cole) murdering a rival, abetted by dirty cop Carol (Perez).
Under the influence of the drug, Dale witnesses ruthless drug lord Ted Jones (Gary Cole) and dirty cop Carol (Rosie Perez) commit a murder - worse still, Ted and Carol observe Dale observing them and chase him.
But the dirty cop, photographed leering as the hookers unzipped his trousers and performed a sex act on him, still brazenly insisted: "I am not a seedy character.
Arnold Schwarzenegger plays dirty cop John 'Breacher' Wharton who breaks into a fortress run by a Mexican cartel before secretly relieving them of $10million.
Oren Moverman's gritty portrait of a dirty cop facing the consequences of his actions is inspired by the real-life corruption scandal that blighted the Los Angeles Police Department in the late 1990s.
Under the influence, Dale witnesses ruthless drug lord Ted Jones murder a rival, abetted by dirty cop Carol.
Van Damme plays dirty cop Anthony Stowe, a narcotics lieutenant with a bad attitude and a heroin addiction.
Rampart (15, 108 mins) Woody Harrelson delivers one of the finest performances of his career in Oren Moverman's gritty portrait of a dirty cop facing the consequences of his actions, inspired by the real-life corruption that blighted the Los Angeles Police Department in the late 1990s.