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perp

 (pûrp)
n. Slang
One who perpetrates or is accused of perpetrating a crime.

perp

(pɜːp)
n
(Law) informal US and Canadian a person who has committed a crime
[C20: from perpetrate]

perp

(pɜrp)

n. Slang.
[1975–80]
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Figure 3 shows the mean [+ or -] SEM MMG amplitude values for the PERP and TRAN laser heads at each force level.
PERP reports that CTE programs in prison lowers recidivism rates, lower parole revocation rates, better post release employment patterns, and better institutional disciplinary records for participants compared to nonparticipants (CJC, 1994).
Police promptly pursued the perp back down the pipes from where it came.
The value of the feature was brought home in the final drill in which you were seatbelted in a patrol car with your shotgun locked in the trunk and a perp was shooting at you from the 100-yard line.
If your laptop is stolen, that software can (depending on the app) transmit its IP address to the authorities (who can use that network ID to find the laptop's physical location), locate it via Wi-Fi triangulation, or even take a picture of the perp using the laptop's built-in camera.
The Sarbanes-Oxley Act, known more or less affectionately as SOX, was more than a response to the parade of nice suits doing the perp walk night after night on the news.
That way, when the perp gets busted, an otherwise ho-hum arrest becomes big news -- Cops Arrest Most Wanted
They've seen the perp walks, but the broader story of change isn't getting out to the general population.
So deep that the best news the Republicans can look back on this fall was that their House majority Leader avoided a nationally televised perp walk by surrendering to Houston authorities on his own.
The perp might be one of Cross's clients, Fred Minor, an ex-Navy man.
The perp walk both publicizes the police's crime-fighting efforts and provides the press with a dramatic illustration to accompany stories about the arrest.
EVERY WEEK ON NEARLY EVERY PRIME-TIME COP show there comes a moment during the interrogation scene when the suspect or perp turns to our heroic police officers and utters that most unwelcome of phrases: "I want to see a lawyer.