noun Police Slang.
Definition for perp (2 of 2)
Examples from the Web for perp
The instant you are deemed a candidate for arrest, you become not so much a person as a “perp.”‘I Can’t Breathe!’ ‘I Can’t Breathe!’ A Moral Indictment of Cop Culture|Michael Daly|December 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The policeman then commandeers the dashcammed car and orders the driver to chase down the perp.
The four surrendered to the First Precinct on Monday and were “perp walked” before the news cameras.Hero or Criminal? James Brady, the WTC Ironworker Who Jumped Off the Building|Michael Daly|March 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In court, Valente showed he knows how to dress for a perp walk, sporting a striped shirt and a purple scarf.
Strauss-Kahn, remember, was supposed to win them the presidency before that Manhattan perp walk.France’s Petty Politics Brings Christmas Early to Scandal Lovers|Tracy McNicoll|December 15, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The church has been rebuilt, but contains a Jacobean pulpit and a Perp.
The church, which stands in some fields near the mouth of the gorge, is a Perp.
Its church has been entirely rebuilt , but retains its Perp.
The font, the chancel arch, and three windows in the chancel are said to be Norman; the tower is Perp.Hertfordshire|Herbert W Tompkins
The top storey of the S. turret, marked externally by a Perp.
British Dictionary definitions for perp
Word Origin for perp
Word Origin and History for perp
American English police slang shortening of perpetrator (e.g. perp walk); by 1940s.