supercop

noun
su·​per·​cop | \ ˌsü-pər-ˈkäp How to pronounce supercop (audio) \
plural supercops

Definition of supercop

: an extremely capable and successful police officer Die Hard 2 supercop Bruce Willis samples life on the wrong side of the law in an upcoming movie…— Melina Gerosa et al. … an accountant by day who morphs into a seemingly tireless supercop at night.Evening Standard Armed with a .45 pistol and a law degree, Maria works as … a kind of Colombian supercop who functions as a combination police officer, investigator, and prosecutor.— Eliza Griswold

First Known Use of supercop

1916, in the meaning defined above

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