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"The first thing that's wrong with being a science-fiction writer today is that the present has caught up with the future and surpassed it."
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Robocop  
  A robotic police officer.  

As far as I know, this is the first use of this word.

If a robocop should see the old woman talking to him, it might register his name, and that would be his end at Memorial.
Technovelgy from Wanted in Surgery, by Harlan Ellison.
Published by IF Worlds of Science Fiction in 1957
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Compare to the police experimental robot from Arm of the Law (1958) by Harry Harrison.

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Additional resources:
  More Ideas and Technology from Wanted in Surgery
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