In their struggle against the cops two generations ago the Huks had had to learn that fighting wasn't all drama and heroics.
They painstakingly tried to arrange a sub-precinct station on the largest Huk home planet, with Huk cops in charge.
It was routine for the cops to handle the disabled or partly disabled Cerberus.
A squad ship with two cops in it, and a dumpy salvage ship with fifteen more, did not make an impressive force to try to deal with a planetary population which bitterly hated humans.
It's the story of the cops from the early days when they wore helmets, and the days when they rode bicycles, and when they drove ground-cars.
His son Timmy was on the cops because he thought it glamorous.
They were simply cops on assignment to get the semi-freighter Cerberus back in shape to travel on her lawful occasions among the stars, and to see that she and her passengers and crew got to the destination for which they'd started.
It was the job of the cops to take care of whatever dilemma that ship might be in.
The copshandled traffic, naturally, as they handled sanitary-code enforcement and delinks and mercantile offenses and murderers and swindlers and missing persons.
It seemed pathetic to him that young cops like Willis and even Timmy referred so often to Huks.
They considered themselves not only as good as humans--the cops didn't care what they thought--but they insisted on acting as if they were better.
In the end the copssupervised and assisted at the embittered, rebellious emigration of a race.
But the cops operated within a strictly police frame of reference, which was the reverse of military.
De cops seemed like as if they didn't have no use for me in New York.
It's de copsmakes de big money in old Manhattan, dat's who it is.
Maybe dey robbed him an' chucked him in here so de cops wouldn't git on to it.
He knows it ain't healthy fer him, 'less he's got a patrol wagon full of cops wid him.
The husky undertone became still huskier: "The cops are looking out for you.
It's what you get for waiting--a lone hand that cops the sweepstakes, and sets you up for keeps like a nabob!
The cops will be along in a couple of minutes now, according to my calculations.
It ain't that I'm afraid the cops will grab it for themselves, understand.
I said, didn't I, that when I saw what blundering fools them jay cops were, I believed there was a heap more chance of Elmer trackin' Dolph Gruber?
To fill this, liquor from the dye-vat passes through the cops and into the chambers, and is in turn drawn through the pump and returned to the dye-vat.
A very rapid circulation of dye-liquor takes place, from 25 to 50 gallons per minute passing through the cops and pump.
The pump forces the dye-liquor through the cops which take up the dye.
In all machines for dyeing cops one principle has been adopted--that of drawing or forcing the dye-liquor through the cop.
The cops and spindles are inserted in holes in a perforated metal plate, and over them is placed a thin metal plate, technically called the antifloater, whose object is to prevent the cops from becoming detached from the plate.
As in most forms of cop-dyeing machines, the cops are placed on perforated metal spindles.
This uneven dyeing of the cops is not satisfactory, and must be avoided if cop dyeing is to be a success.
Another revolution brings the cops back to their first position, they are now removed and a new lot substituted.
A third movement of the cop plates now takes place; this brings the first lot of cops out of the dye-liquor and in contact with the right upper chamber, where the surplus liquor is drawn out of them and returned to the dye-vat.
The cops are placed on perforated spindles as usual, and these on a perforated plate and are kept in place by a plate which is screwed down on them.
Although not quite free from defects the machine gives very good results, the cops being very uniformly dyed through.
By means of a lever the injector is set at work, a vacuum created in the vacuum and receiving chambers, the consequence being that dye-liquor is drawn from the vat through the cops in the dye-chamber into the receiving chamber.
The copscleared everybody out of Hunters' Hall except the Ravick gang.
A tip came in to the Times that Ravick's boys are going to fake a riot and Hallstock's cops are going to raid the meeting.
There were a couple of spaceport cops at the gate, in olive-green uniforms that looked as though they had been sprayed on, and steel helmets.
Gipugà siya pagpatug-an sa mga pulis, The cops forced him to confess.
Mga pulis ang nikuláta sa mangunguut, The cops beat the pickpocket up.
The Stortulian will be duly punished," replied the leader of the Ghrynian cops calmly.
Suppose, I wondered, Gorb had conspired with Heraal to stage the fake suicide, and rung in the cops as well--with contracts for both of them the price of my getting off the hook?
The cops came in and the music stopped and some of the girls sort of screamed and then the cops started looking for booze.
One of thecops was answering a radio call; the other was still ticketing.
Two cops were ticketing a long line of cars and trucks that were pulled off to the side.
Patrick turned and saw Billy put an arm around one of the cops who had been on the mountain, the larger one.
Willow glared at the cops and let Patrick guide her down the road.
One of the cops shoved a galton whistle between his teeth and blew a supersonic blast that registered on every cop's detector within a quarter mile.
By virtue of the unexpected movement one can elude the cops for a time.
Maybe we can make a deal with the cops to fry Hands in place of Uncle Peter!
That is--this guy was running down the street like maybe the cops was after him--I don't know.
I've got Bluevale crammed with cops and plainclothesmen.
People don't usually tell the cops about a bottle of milk missing from their doorsteps.
But now the cops from the squad-cars were at work.
Inside of three minutes we're the storm center of a small mob, and there's two other cops lookin' us over disapprovin'.
At first Old Hickory announces that he ain't goin' to have any cops campin' around in the directors' room.
The above list will hopefully give you a few useful examples demonstrating the appropriate usage of "cops" in a variety of sentences. We hope that you will now be able to make sentences using this word.