Playing With / Fair Cop

Basic Trope: An attractive police officer.
  • Straight: Officer Alice is an unusually attractive officer.
  • Exaggerated: Officer Alice looks more like a supermodel than a police officer.
  • Downplayed: Officer Alice is good-looking, but not overly so.
  • Justified: Officer Alice is a competent officer who just happens to be attractive.
  • Inverted: Officer Bob is hideous.
  • Subverted: The main characters, who work as policemen/women, initially think that their new recruit, Alice, will be this trope. Turns out that she has average looks...
  • Double Subverted: It turns out Alice was just Seriously Scruffy from the stress of starting a new job; She Cleans Up Nicely.
  • Parodied:
  • Zig Zagged:
    • The attractive officer is prone to not taking care of his/her hygiene during the more intense cases, meaning that (s/)he's sometimes attractive and in the most extreme cases... simply not.
    • Or there are several officers who are given the focus of different episodes, though only some of them are attractive.
  • Averted: There are no attractive cops.
  • Enforced: ???
  • Lampshaded:
    Crook: "How come there's always a good-looking cop out after us? They thinking that it makes us want to get caught and handcuffed?"
  • Invoked: ???
  • Exploited: ???
  • Defied: ???
  • Discussed: ???
  • Conversed: ???

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