What does cop stand for police?

Constable on Patrol
The word “cop might stem from the fact that a policeman was once called a Constable on Patrol, or COP.

What is the word cop short for?

A cop is an informal term for a police officer. As a verb, cop is used in a variety of slang expressions meaning “grab” or “obtain,” from copping a feel on someone (not recommended) to copping out on going to a party (= not going) to copping to (confessing to) eating the last slice of pizza.

What is the full form of cop?

A cop is a police officer.

Why are police called 5o?

Derived from the name of the television series Hawaii Five-O, this term is used in the US. Non-derogatory, e.g.: “If you notice loose plastic cap over the card slot of ATM just call Five-O”. It is sometimes shouted out as a warning by lookouts or others engaged in illegal activity when a police officer is spotted.

Why are police called police?

The derivation of the word police from the Greek polis, meaning “city,” reflects the fact that protopolice were essentially creatures of the city, to the limited extent that they existed as a distinct body. The first policing organization was created in Egypt in about 3000 bce.

What is COP status in CA?

Chartered Accountants holding Certificate of Practice (CoP) are not allowed to list themselves and their services with Online Service Provider Aggregators: ICAI [Read Announcement]

What does 12 mean in police?

Many people in Atlanta refer to cops as 12 due to the police radio code “10-12,” which means that civilians are present in the area where police are going. It is also a quick way to alert a group of people that cops are on their way.

What does the 5 0 mean?

Five-O, an American slang term for law enforcement.

What does R and P mean in police talk?

Rape & Pillage. R&P. Rhythm & Police (Dance Dance Revolution)

What are slang words for police?

police officer

  • cop (slang)
  • pig (offensive, slang)
  • bobby (informal)
  • copper (slang)
  • constable.
  • bogey (slang)
  • plod (British, slang)
  • peeler (Irish, British, obsolete, slang)

How do I become a cop in California?


  1. An application in Form 101 duly filled in and signed along with Certificate of Practice fee for the relevant year. ( Form 101 can be downloaded from website)
  2. Annual Membership fee has been paid on or before 30th September of the relevant year.

Can a CA with cop do job?

Ans. Yes, a member can be a partner in a firm of Chartered Accountants in India provided he holds C.O.P.