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In the sentence below, what do the words in bold mean?
I was a city cop until griswold comission. Gordon went to bat for me and kept me out of the pen.
They're shining you on, pal. They got more than what that hump Hoagland told them.
I am not sure about 'griswold comission'. Griswold is a name of a guy?
To "shine someone on" means to mislead someone with false flattery, or just to lie to them because that's what the liar thinks the other person wants to hear.