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List of police-related slang terms

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Many slang terms, often considered offensive, exist for police officers. These terms are rarely .... introduction of the helmet in 1863. The term was used in the title of Hot Fuzz, a 2007 police-com...

Why are the police called the fuzz? | Reference.com

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No one is certain why the police are called the fuzz. According to The Straight Dope, what linguists know for certain is that "fuzz" was first used to refer to ...

Urban Dictionary: the fuzz

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Comes from the fact that a lot of police back in the 60's joined straight of the military and they brought with them the very short military haircut that gave them the ...

Does anyone know why the police were called the 'fuzz ...

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Dear Word Detective: Please, what is the origin of "fuzz" (in the sense of ... When I was growing up in the 1960's, we called police officers many ...

When Cops Were Pigs - 1968 by Ron Kurtus - Lessons Learned ...

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Dec 3, 2012 ... Police have been called many names throughout the years, including fuzz, coppers, and pigs. They were called coppers as far back as 1846.

why's the police called the popo? | Yahoo Answers

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Best Answer: police officers that patrols certain beaches on bikes wore a vest that .... It's probably why police were also called "The Man", "Fuzz" and "Copper" ...

felony drug use disqualification question - Police Forums & Law ...

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Aug 19, 2007 ... I think if you have done crystal meth or speed as many times as you indicated it would be irresponsible for a Police Department to offer you a ...

Why are the police often called pigs? - FunTrivia

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Jan 19, 2012 ... Why are the police often called pigs - trivia question /questions ... .com/columns/ read/2209/why-are-the-police-called-cops-pigs-or-the-fuzz ...

Where did the term "cop" originate when referring to a police officer?

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Sep 19, 2004 ... Where did the term cop originate when referring to a police officer - trivia ... / columns/read/2209/why-are-the-police-called-cops-pigs-or-the-fuzz

Where did each of the following nicknames for a cop come from; fuzz ...

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Jun 2, 2007 ... Where did each of the following nicknames for a cop come from fuzz fiveo and ... Incidentally, Straight Dope says that French police are called ...

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The Straight Dope: Why are the police called cops, pigs, or the fuzz?

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May 31, 2005 ... Could you tell me more about the words fuzz, pigs, and cops and how they ... The London police were called bobbies, after Sir Robert Peel who ...

Why are the police called 'the fuzz'? - Quora

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May 31, 2005 ... This account of various terms for the police comes from straightdope.com:- A STAFF ... There are several theories about the origin of "fuzz":

Why Police Officers are Sometimes Called "Pigs" and Why ...

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Mar 26, 2014 ... Why Police Officers are Sometimes Called “Pigs”. Unlike so many other nicknames for the police, such as cops and the fuzz, this particular term ...