New York’s finest

New York's finest

A police officer, or the police in general, in New York City. Can either be used sincerely or sarcastically. It took nearly four hours before New York's finest showed up after I called in the burglary. This parade is in honor of New York's finest, who risk their lives every day to help keep our city safe.
See also: fin, new
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New York’s finest

n. a New York City police officer. Three of New York’s finest were standing there at my door with my lost dog.
See also: fin, new
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