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  • noun colloquial (derogatory) a private security guard.

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Examples

  • As Pam Martens reported in Counterpunch, Rudy Giuliani created an operation called the "Paid Detail" unit that turns New York's Finest into a "rent-a-cop" service for anyone with the money to pay for it.

    Richard (RJ) Eskow: Privatizing Liberty

  • Outside stood a uniformed rent-a-cop who had arrived silently on a bicycle.

    Fatal Error

  • I smiled and waved at the security guard in his navy rent-a-cop uniform as I strolled into On Your Back—one of my favorite clothing stores in downtown Newark.

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  • As Pam Martens reported in Counterpunch, Rudy Giuliani created an operation called the "Paid Detail" unit that turns New York's Finest into a "rent-a-cop" service for anyone with the money to pay for it.

    Richard (RJ) Eskow: Privatizing Liberty

  • Plus the original rent-a-cop, who must have thought he was so clever, walking away to call for backup just before the volcanic light show began at its appointed hour.

    Camo Girl

  • Outside stood a uniformed rent-a-cop who had arrived silently on a bicycle.

    Fatal Error

  • This reminds me of the rent-a-cop and vice principal from high school.

    The Judge | My[confined]Space

  • Hi-Lite earns a respect point, staying and performing CPR on the fallen rent-a-cop until the police arrive to take the guard to the hospital.

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  • Ironically, the only person I saw roughed up was an elected state representative by a rent-a-cop.

    Joe The Nerd Ferraro: And No One Listened

  • As Pam Martens reported in Counterpunch, Rudy Giuliani created an operation called the "Paid Detail" unit that turns New York's Finest into a "rent-a-cop" service for anyone with the money to pay for it.

    Richard (RJ) Eskow: Privatizing Liberty

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