Officer Friendly

Officer Friendly

A police officer who is perceived as non-threatening due to his calm and amiable demeanor. Dale, I know you think aggression is the best way to get information, but you'd be surprised how easy it is to get people to talk to you when you're Officer Friendly. Stop yelling at me! I want Officer Friendly to do my interrogation!
See also: friendly, officer
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If anyone doubts that many officers in this city could use refreshers in courtesy, professionalism and respect, there is a video lode on YouTube of unnerving examples of New York's Finest forgetting the Officer Friendly model of policing.
If you can buy a gun from some gun-pushing NRA-supporting cigar-chomping gun dealer, you certainly ought to be able to buy one from Officer Friendly and support your local police at the same time.
You don't hear Officer Friendly going to the shelter and meeting the homeless population.
Officer Friendly usually welcomes the opportunity to bring an official vehicle to school and show students how the job is done.
It's a world where an inmate (yes, the Internet is readily available in many prison systems) can masquerade as Officer Friendly, looking to "prevent" a few souls from participating in some costly scare involving your online bank account.
Officer Friendly does not idealize Port Allison; life is simply lived in all of its uncertain complexity.
Since the beating of Rodney King, the American masses have been made more aware than ever that Officer Friendly is not often there to get your cat out of the tree.
Innovative officer friendly features such as a cartridge eject system, 22 foot range cartridge, field repairable, off-the-shelf batteries, and a rugged unibody frame construction accent the exterior of the MPID.
Innovative officer friendly features such as a cartridge eject buttons, 22 foot range cartridge, 345 nm laser, off-the-shelf batteries, and a rugged unibody frame construction accent the exterior of the MPID.
Officer Friendly had known him since he was a juvenile.
Officer Friendly hears him ask the informant, "Who are they, Pete?
Rabidd swung, punching Officer Friendly in the face.
Officer Friendly was average size, and down on his back.
Numb and dazed, Officer Friendly looked down at the still form of the man who had almost killed him.
The police department will also be participating with Officer Friendly, the K-9 unit, Special Response Team and the Special Marine Patrol.
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