beat bobby

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beat bobby

n (Brit inf) → Streifenpolizist(in) m(f)
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David Haddrell You go from senior officer to beat Bobby - why what's the story Tony Plunkett, that is the story.
My heart dropped into my stomach when I noticed the local beat bobby. He walked over to me asking why I failed to obey the halt sign.
Direct entry to police totally wrong I HAVE written a few letters in the past about direct entry into the police service by civilians and graduates without ever being a beat bobby. Of course there will be a segment of society who will be in favour of it and I respect their views.
After the Washington, D.C., chef won Part 1 of "Chopped: Beat Bobby Flay," he has the chance to compete against one of the world's most famous chefs.
There were actually distinct sections, 1) The Beat Bobby, 2) Plain clothes Detectives, 3) Traffic - the specialist motorised division based at Duke Street and finally 4) The Mounted Department, also based at Duke Street.
Let us go back to the days when the beat bobby was a regular sight walking our streets, with doors and premises checked for security during the night and a feeling of safety to walk the streets.
Brian Dobson retired in the mid 90s and worked for Warwickshire Police for 30 years including a dozen years as a beat bobby in Whitnash - where he has a lane named after him.
Just do your best (you'll still beat Bobby Davro!).
It reported that 70 years ago, a local beat bobby observed two Thornaby youths steal a car.
DAVID JAMES believes David Beckham will not only beat Bobby Moore's 108 England caps but smash it by going on to play for England until he's 40.
Beckham has made 102 appearances for his country, 23 less than Shilton, and while another seven caps to beat Bobby Moore's mark for an outfield player is more realistic, there is still the slimmest of chances to reach the target set by the former Nottingham Forest goalkeeper.