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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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The new battle against drugs and crime at the Coast will be ferocious, merciless and hurt many people, including politicians, VIPs and dirty cops.
Cameras follow as Meek's legal team re-investigates a case filled with allegations of dirty cops, planted evidence and corruption within a broken judicial system.
Over the past two years, the president has attacked the FBI, describing the bureau in tweets as corrupt and full of dirty cops. He has also suggested that the FBI is part of a deep state, and politically biased against him.
Trump argued Thursday that investigators' true focus should be on his political opponents and on the "dirty cops" who helped trigger the Mueller probe.
Crimes were committed by Crooked, Dirty Cops and DNC/The Democrats."
The neophyte senator said the PNP's progress in expelling 'dirty cops' would be a 'major factor in deciding its final budget for next year.'
The President earlier described Cebu province as a "hotspot" for the illegal drug trade, citing involvement of some dirty cops and other officials protecting syndicates.
However, the case will expose a large number of dirty cops who will stop at nothing to prevent that from happening.
The MP accused the government of undermining top police officers just to install their own people but there was also the "miserable but existing minority of dirty cops. And the administration knows this well."
1 SAFE Tonight, Channel 5, 11.05pm DISGRACED former NYPD officer Luke Wright (Jason Statham, pictured) is doomed to live on the streets after he is betrayed by dirty cops. During a failed suicide attempt on a Metro platform, he encounters mathematical genius Mei (Catherine Chan), who is being used by Han Jiao (James Hong) as a counting machine to keep track of the Triads' assets.
"The Force" joins a long list of novels about dirty cops. It centers on the Manhattan North area and one task force of four detectives, led by Denny Malone.
As the two investigations collide and rush to a deadly conclusion, dirty cops, DAs on the take, mobsters, grieving families, and reformer politicians must attempt to distinguish lies from the truth.
Christian Bale as Russel Baze 5 SAFE Wednesday, 5Star, 9pm DISGRACED former NYPD officer Luke Wright Jason Statham) is doomed to live on the streets after he is betrayed by dirty cops. During a failed suicide attempt on a Metro platform, he encounters mathematical genius Mei (Catherine Chan), who is being used by Han Jiao (James Hong) as a counting machine to keep track of the Triads' assets.
Christian Bale as Russel Baze 5 SAFE Wednesday, 5Star, 9pm DISGRACED former NYPD officer Luke Wright (Jason Statham) is doomed to live on the streets after he is betrayed by dirty cops. During a failed suicide attempt on a Metro platform, he encounters mathematical genius Mei (Catherine Chan), who is being used by Han Jiao (James Hong) as a counting machine to keep track of the Triads' assets.