“Essentially because of the cops, quite frankly,” Bratton answered.
The city insisted that such honors are reserved for people like the firefighters and cops who perished in the 9/11 attacks.
What does the Fourth Amendment forbid the royal inspectors—sorry, the cops—to do?
1704, northern British dialect, "to seize, to catch," perhaps ultimately from Middle French caper "seize, to take," from Latin capere "to take" (see capable); or from Dutch kapen "to take," from Old Frisian capia "to buy," which is related to Old English ceapian (see cheap). Related: Copped; copping.
[origin uncertain; perhaps ultimately fr Latin capere ''seize,'' by way of French; police officer sense a shortening of copper; second sense ''seize, catch'' attested by 1704]