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cop shop

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cop-shop

n
(Law) slang a police station
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cop shop

n (Brit inf) → Bullerei f (sl), → Wache f
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Cuffs begins on BBC1 on |Wednesday at 8pm Cop-shop drama hits the beat Cop-shop drama hits the beat Forget procedural police dramas - Cuffs is an exciting new look From left, Eleanor Matsuura as PC Donna Prager, | Alex Carter as PC Lino Moretti, Jacob Ifan as PC Jake Vickers, Amanda Abbington as DS Jo Moffat, Ashley Walters as PC Ryan Draper, Shaun Dooley as DC Carl Hawkins, Peter Sullivan as SUPT Robert Vickers, and Paul Ready as DI Felix Kane at the day-to-day lives and dramas of British coppers, says the BBC.
Cop-shop cliches in a comedy that confuses loud with funny.
If, for the past few years, they had had men on the streets, a local cop-shop or two and officers who actually lived in the area, then when a serious crime was committed they might just have been given the information they needed to bring a successful prosecution.