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cop in Police topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishcopcop1 /kɒp $ kɑːp/ ●●○ noun [countable]  1 informalSCP a police officer the local cop a narcotics cop He pulled out his badge and said he was a cop.2 not be much cop3 it’s a fair cop
Examples from the Corpus
copI was a cop, once.Holly Hunter is a San Francisco cop on the trail of a killer.a motorcycle copIt stars Erik Estrada, who first became famous as part of the gay motorcycle cop tandem on CHiPS.If he's a skilled boardroom apparatchik, they say he's not much cop as a coach.Nasty cop, nice cop: they were following procedure to the letter.Retired railroad cop and not a bad fellow for a cop.There are more criminals out there than cops to chase them.She knew the cops wouldn't just fine her.Somehow, the charm of seeing city streets swarm with uneducated, unemployable and unsupervised children is lost on the cops.