One of the beat cops turned and looked at her, but I was sure he hadn't heard a word she'd said.
Once in a while a beat cop runs them off.
The beat cops can't get any answer at the front door.
"See if you can get a beat cop in here to take care of this jerk."
But of course a beat cop would let a police captain inside without thinking twice.
Ray has been a Chicago police officer since at least 1985 and was still a beat cop in mid-1986.
He put them down on the typewriter in front of the beat cop and told him they were his.
The important thing was to walk away from the beat cop, get around that corner into the subway.
The chief would laugh him back onto the streets as a beat cop.
Down the street, one of the beat cops looked up at his call.