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Synonyms for cop

to take (another's property) without permission

to obtain possession or control of

cop out: to abandon a former position or commitment


Synonyms for cop

uncomplimentary terms for a policeman

take by theft

take into custody

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By serving the white establishment, Black Cop surrenders his contemporary presence as a free man.
From their research, the authors have developed a definition of suicide by cop based on UCR guidelines.
If you aren't on board yet with why CoPs are important, what they can do for you, for your command and for the Navy--and why you will want to be involved - here is a quick overview.
or can be made to fit a file at a cop shop) have been shown to be just stories among stories, even as our star is a star among stars?
Before they can get to the station, the cops of Brooklyn South have thrown the guy on the floor, where they are hurling epithets at him, and they give him a few kicks for good measure.
Sheikh's skill in reading white stereotypical assumptions about black behavior enables him to baffle the cops.
With Cop Sculpture, in the absence of any actual sculpture to deem good or bad, we witnessed the construction of conspiracy, or of conspiracies--the initial conspiracy to estheticize evidence of crime, and the encompassing conspiracy between Tobier and Byfield, and between them and us.
The proposed DOP tax rates per thousand dollars of assessment, which include the cop tax, would be as follows:
So cops started using their batons, but in the 1990s, after the Rodney King fiasco, the LAPD severely restricted its officers' ability to use them.
Cops and gang members alike are touchy about pride and anyone showing them disrespect.
In fact, a comparative look at NYPD and COPS reveals a lot more about the relative class positions of its respective audiences than about their political views, which are alarmingly similar.
For a medium that supposedly hates the police, television continues to produce an awful lot of cop shows.
By incorporating netcentric concepts into everyday work through the cultivation of an information-sharing culture across program offices, the IT CoP is helping to leverage valuable expertise across the workforce for the benefit of all.
A beat cop meets with broken children who don't need policy set in the future--they need their little bones set now.
But at 100 miles an hour, statistics don't make much of an impression on the average American cop.