Plod or P.C.Plod is a British slang term used to refer to a a police officer, particularly one slow-witted or dull, or - more recently - the police force in general. The term originates from the character Mr. Plod, a police officer in the Noddy stories written by Enid Blyton .
PLOD or P.L.O.D. is an acronym for Police Link Officers for Deaf people. Established in 1999 by the Hampshire Constabulary (UK), Link Officers aim to promote equality of access to the Police for deaf, deaf-blind, deafened and hard of hearing people. Similar schemes are being introduced by other police forces.