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dirty cop

A corrupt or unethical police officer, such as one who accepts bribes, falsifies reports, or abuses the power of their 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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SAFE (5*, Wednesday, 9pm) JASON Statham plays a disgraced former NYPD officer, doomed to live on the streets and forego any personal ties after he is betrayed by dirty cops in his precinct.
Along the way, they're pursued by murderous gunmen and a pair of dirty cops who pin a shootout on Cooper and her fiery cohort.
The Setup: A True Story of Dirty Cops, Soccer Moms, and Reality TV sounds like fiction but is actually a true nonfiction story of a retired cop, a PI firm staffed by soccer moms, and a real-life formula that combined the feel of Charlie's Angels with the realities of training 'super moms' in advanced investigative techniques and self-defense.
Academy Award nominees Ethan Hawke (Best Supporting Actor, Training Day, 2001) and Ed Harris (Best Actor, Pollock, 2000) lead a powerhouse cast including Milla Jovovich , John Leguizamo , Penn Badgley , Dakota Johnson and Anton Yelchin , with Bill Pullman and Delroy Lindo in a gritty story of a take-no-prisoners war between dirty cops and an outlaw biker gang.
In such cities, where dirty cops usually takeover, it is mostly the police which, instead of catching criminals, act the peacemakers between gangs.
They take it one step further and get a fake cop car but soon find themselves in all kind of trouble from real criminals and real dirty cops.
He was, in reality, already across the line that divided the dirty cops from the clean ones," but a better cop than most, and won't leave the case unsolved, whatever barriers, be they his superiors or corrupt cops, even if they might be one and the same.
He is surrounded by dirty cops and dishonest politicians but strives to stick to his principles.
Escorting witness Mos Def to the courthouse, Bruce Willis (above) doesn't know the defendants are dirty cops.
NYPD officer Luke Wright (Jason Statham) is betrayed by dirty cops in his precinct under the control of Captain Wolf (Robert John Burke).
The US government poured millions of dollars into the prison reform effort, along with programmes to modernise the court system and purge dirty cops from police forces.
10 Safe (15) Disgraced former NYPD officer Luke Wright (Jason Statham) is doomed to live on the streets and forgo any personal ties after he is betrayed by dirty cops in his precinct.
Statham strikes a permanent scowl as disgraced former NYPD officer Luke Wright, who was betrayed by dirty cops under the control of Captain Wolf (Robert John Burke).
SAFE (15, 94 mins) Disgraced former NYPD officer Luke Wright (Jason Statham) is doomed to live on the streets and forego any personal ties after he is betrayed by dirty cops in his precinct.
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