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cop shop

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cop-shop

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(Law) slang a police station
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cop shop

n (Brit inf) → Bullerei f (sl), → Wache f
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POP-UP cop shops have been branded expensive flops after official figures show they have attracted fewer than three visitors a week.
Police plan to have the robot officer up and running in tourist hotspots such as Downtown Dubai, Burj Khalifa and JBR by 2017, with a plan to eventually have the futuristic enforcers in all cop shops in the emirate to help members of the public.
The shops could pay the police for security and we'd have local cop shops again
That, though, has not stopped police chiefs drawing up money-saving plans to close the front desks of several large West Midland cop shops from 6pm until 10am each day.
Meanwhile, outside the cop shops, but still on four covered wheels, Merseyside constabulary is receiving bills of pounds 10,000 a week for hiring cars.
They have walked out of cop shops with computers, satellite navigation gadgets, Uashing blue lights, uniforms - and even a crime prevention campaign banner designed to warn the public about opportunist thieves.
But if they do form picket lines outside cop shops I hope sacked miners reciprocate the support they received back in the 80s from the boys in blue.
Scotland's police forces are setting up their own virtual reality cop shops for victims to report non-urgent crimes.
Cash-strapped police chiefs plan to sell cop shops to developers rather than spend money doing them up.
Without the fetish for forensics of CSI or The Bill's unfeasibly high quota of snogging and exploding cop shops, this is your basic police procedural with a new dead body to prod each week.
What was the point of having little cop shops everywhere with a desk sergeant twiddling his thumbs at the main desk?