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That means cops with dubious records sometimes get bounced around police agencies.

Diamandis compares it to a cop walking the beat, but for a biological threat—that is, it requires a more targeted approach than searching for one criminal.

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However, private security agents still face far less public scrutiny than the average cop.

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Earlier this month, Kate Nucci reported that cops since 2013 had issued at least 83 tickets for seditious language.

When Jennifer Strong and I started reporting on the use of face recognition technology by police for our new podcast, “In Machines We Trust,” we knew these AI-powered systems were being adopted by cops all over the US and in other countries.

Smith attended both funerals as a cop and as the husband of Police Officer Moira Smith, who died on 9/11.

Lucas said that he himself nonetheless hopes to become a cop.

Nobody ever says they want to become a cop so they can bust people for urinating in public or drinking alcohol on their stoop.

The NOPD fired Knight in 1973 for stealing lumber from a construction site as an off-duty cop.

They selected an “easy mark” who turned out to be an off-duty NYC Housing Authority cop named James Carragher.

Once he had been a young cop, determined to work his way up in the police force.

In his efforts to clear himself, the young cop had taken half a dozen lead slugs from underworld guns into his body.

It was the Hermit's vast store of scientific knowledge that brought the half-dead cop back to health.

The sight of a traffic cop made him dodge around a corner that threw him off his course.

He struck just one wild haymaker of a blow that cleared the head of the cop by nearly a foot.


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On this page you'll find 67 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to cop, such as: deputy, flatfoot, fuzz, lawman, patrolman, and policeman.

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