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In the iconic Christmas movie Die Hard John McClane discovers terrorists infiltrating the Nakatomi plaza.
In his first encounter with a terrorist, McClane gets the drop on him but the terrorist says something like "you won't shoot me because it is against the rules" (it is clear in context that the terrorist knows McClane is a cop). But Mclane's identity has not been revealed at this point and no-one knows who he is never mind that he is a cop. That comes much later in the movie.
How does the bad guy know McClane is a cop?
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Dec 25, 2018 at 2:17
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As @HorusKol said, John tells him. The terrorist Tony goes to investigate the sound of a power saw and John steps from hiding and puts his gun to Tony's head'
John: Drop it, dickhead. It's the police.
Tony: You won't hurt me.
John: Yeah? Why not?
Tony: Because you're a policeman. There are rules for policemen.
John: Yeah, that's what my captain keeps telling me.
Dec 25, 2018 at 18:47
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