“Essentially because of the cops, quite frankly,” Bratton answered.
The cops who responded included Police Officer Craig McKernan, who had arrested Tupac on the sex abuse charges the year before.
Hundreds of cops saluting as the bodies were rolled out with a full escort by highway patrol.
The men formed a human bulldozer, forcing back agitators who sought to hurl rocks and bottles at the cops.
The same number also believed that robots may soon replace key jobs, including those of soldiers, cops and teachers.
Wayne, Arliss, and the rest of the administration had counted on self-interest holding most of the cops loyal to them.
Once I took care of Chowderhead, I didn't care what the cops did.
People hear the FBI's mixed up in this, and they figure the cops are all second-stringers or something.
Philadelphia cops, bless them, are the best tempered in the world.
Somebody went out the door and I figured it was to call the cops, but that was all right.
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]