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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_police-related_slang_terms

Many slang terms, often considered derogatory or offensive, exist for police officers. .... Brady Cops: Police officers who have been dishonest are sometimes referred to as "Brady cops." Bronze: Police slang term used in Mad Max 1 originated in ...

www.snopes.com/language/acronyms/cop.asp

May 1, 2015 ...Cop” as a slang term for “police officer” is neither a shortening of ... were also being calledcops,” the latter word a shortening of the former.

orvillejenkins.com/words/cops.html

May 4, 2001 ... An explanation of the origin of the use of the word 'cops' for a police officer. This explanation disagrees with a popular conception that it refers ...

www.funtrivia.com/askft/Question2108.html

Feb 13, 2010 ... How did policemen come to be called cops - trivia question ... In New York when the Police Officer's first uniforms came out , they had bright ...

www.reference.com/government-politics/police-called-cops-bfdc4cfe5488f74b

Use of the term "cop" to refer to a police officer came about because a "copper" is someone who captures or seizes something in English slang. The word "cop" ...

www.wisegeek.org/why-are-police-officers-called-cops.htm

It's not entirely clear why police officers are called cops, but best guesses say that it is either a shortened form of...

www.straightdope.com/columns/read/2209/why-are-the-police-called-cops-pigs-or-the-fuzz

May 31, 2005 ... When I was growing up in the 1960s, we called police officers many things, but mostly we just called them "cops" and we never, ever, called ...

www.quora.com/How-did-the-term-cop-start-to-become-a-synonym-for-police-officer

As regards the ultimate etymology of both copper and cop (whether as noun or verb) I would agree with Garrick Saito: ... Some of the first police officers in London wore copper buttons on their blue uniforms, and were called "coppers" or "cops.

time.com/4800386/donuts-doughnuts-police-cops

Jun 2, 2017 ... It turns out that the image of the police officer enjoying an on-duty ... the stereotype of the doughnut-loving cop is well-established — but how ...