|Text on Button||COP OUT! JOIN THE POLICE DEPT.!|
An illustration of a police officer's head with red text below it and white text above it, all on a yellow background.
|Curl Text||CreaTIVE HOUSE-60641 MADE IN U.S.A.|
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The phrase "cop out" refers to avoiding doing something one ought to do according to the Oxford dictionary. A cop is also a slang for police officer. Given the imagery and words, this "cop out" appears to be implying that joining the police force is taking an easy profession.
Creative House Productions Inc. originated in 1964 and was a design and manufacturing company based in Chicago, Illinois. It was responsible for the creation of many promotional comic pins found in gumball machines and Cracker Jack boxes. Creative House eventually created the brand PinMart, which became the first website to sell lapel pins. PinMart eventually outgrew its parent company and bought Creative House in 2008.
PinMart. (2020). About us. https://www.pinmart.com/about/