Pigs

Pigs can be slang for policeman in America, but I think you’ll be surprised to know how long this phrase has existed.
The Brits were the first to call their police pigs way back in 1811 or earlier. The meaning as simple as pigs has been for a long time a way to describe a person you don’t like.

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