Definitions

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  • n. A highly skilled and dedicated member of the police.

Etymologies

super- +‎ cop (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Capping the agony, Cameron has turned for advice to ex-Los Angeles, New York and Boston Police Chief William Bratton - dubbed "supercop" after his pioneering approach sent crime rates tumbling in those U.S. cities.

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  • Prime Minster David Cameron had intended to offer Bratton, the so-called 'supercop', an appointment as police commissioner in Scottland Yard, but the move was overruled by Home Secretary Theresa May who said only a British citizen should hold such a position.

    Reuters: Press Release

  • AMERICAblog News| A great nation deserves the truth: Fed to be finance "supercop"

    Fed to be finance "supercop"

  • Gill, a retired policeman known as a "supercop" for his vigorous role in putting down various insurgencies, and now an adviser to the Chhattisgarh government on dealing with the Maoists, says it would have been better to protect people in their villages.

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  • Anchorman, with a story (yeah, a real story) that delivers as a deconstruction of "supercop" conventions, an actual action movie, a social commentary, and a balls-out comedy, all at the same time.

    Cinematical

  • Glasgow portrayed Peterson as a "supercop" and long-time evidence technician who deliberately let others into Savio's home to contaminate the scene on March 1, 2004, and purposefully did not attempt beforehand for a day to track down Savio, who had constantly reported Peterson to police if he was so much as several minutes late in returning their children from court-authorized visitation.

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  • The Centre's decision to strip police officers convicted of 'moral terpitude' of medals and awards fuelled a demand by an ex-woman IAS officer today that the Padma Shri award be taken back from Punjab's former 'supercop' KPS Gill convicted for molesting her.

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  • Bangalore North, from where former railways minister C.K. Jaffer Sharief (Congress) is contesting, and Bangalore Central, with former 'supercop' H.T. Sangliana in the fray on the Congress ticket after crossing over from BJP, recorded 45 percent voting.

    SiliconIndia.com

  • Central to Obama's proposal for reform is to expand the powers of the Fed by making them the "supercop" for system-wide risk in the economy.

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  • Fierro's case resonates with a familiar cinematic cliche, that of the "supercop" with friends on "both sides of the law."

    Pro Libertate

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