Police

the people or the organisation with the job of fighting crime, and protecting life and property

police

[n] - the force of policemen and officers
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Civil law-and-order force. In the UK, it is responsible to the Home Office, with 56 separate police forces, generally organized on a county basis; mutual aid is given between forces in...
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Police

Po·lice' noun [ French, from Latin politia the condition of a state, government, administration, Greek ..., from ... to be a citizen, to govern or administer a state, from ... citizen, from ... city; akin to Sanskrit pur , puri . Confer Policy polity, Polity .] 1...
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Police

Po·lice' transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Policed ; present participle & verbal noun Policing .] 1. To keep in order by police. 2. (Mil.) To make clean; as, to police a camp.
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police

Agents of the law charged with the responsibility of maintaining law and order among the citisenry. ... (12 Dec 1998) ...
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police

police force noun the force of policemen and officers; `the law came looking for him`
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Police

• (n.) The organized body of civil officers in a city, town, or district, whose particular duties are the preservation of good order, the prevention and detection of crime, and the enforcement of the laws. • (v. t.) To make clean; as, to police a camp. • (n.) A judicial and executive system, for the government of a city, town, or dis...
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body of officers representing the civil authority of government. Police typically are responsible for maintaining public order and safety, enforcing ... [25 related articles]
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police 1. The governmental department charged with the regulation and control of the affairs of a community, now chiefly the department established to maintain order, enforce the law, and prevent and detect crime. 2. Police officers considered as a group. 3. Regulation and control of the affairs of a community, especially with respect to maintena...
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Police

[brand] Police is an Italian manufacturer of fashion accessories. Launched in 1983, the company was initially specializing in designing sunglasses. In 1995 Police launched its first perfume range and in 2003 its first watch collection. The company launched its first apparel collection in 2008. Over the course of its history, the Police bran...
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Police

[Vsetín District] Police is a village and municipality (obec) in Vsetín District in the Zlín Region of the Czech Republic. The municipality covers an area of {convert|13.22|km2|sqmi}, and has a population of 536 (as at 3 July 2006). Police lies approximately {convert|16|km|mi|0} north-west of Vsetín, {convert|29|km|mi|0|abbr=on} north-e...
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Police

[Třebíč District] Police is a village and municipality (obec) in Třebíč District in the Vysočina Region of the Czech Republic. The municipality covers an area of {convert|5.94|km2|sqmi}, and has a population of 404 (as at 3 July 2006). Police lies approximately {convert|34|km|mi|0} south-west of Třebíč, {convert|48|km|mi|0|abbr=on...
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[Šumperk District] Police (German Polleitz) is a village and municipality (obec) in Šumperk District in the Olomouc Region of the Czech Republic. The municipality covers an area of {convert|5.62|km2|sqmi}, and has a population of 237 (as at 28 August 2006). Police lies approximately {convert|16|km|mi|0} south of Šumperk, {convert|32|km|m...
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Police

[Northern Ireland] The Police (Northern Ireland) Act 2000 (c 32) is an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. The Act renamed the Royal Ulster Constabulary to the Police Service of Northern Ireland, created the Northern Ireland Policing Board and District Police Partnerships. The Bill for this Act received its first reading in the Hou...
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Police

[Scotland] The Police (Scotland) Act 1966 was an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. The whole Act was repealed by the Police (Scotland) Act 1967. ...
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[Scotland] The Police (Scotland) Act 1956 was an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. Except for s.37, the whole Act was repealed by the Police (Scotland) Act 1967. ...
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Police

[Scotland] The Police (Scotland) Act 1967 (c. 77) is an Act of the United Kingdom Parliament which provides the current framework within which the territorial police forces in Scotland operate. It does not generally apply to any police force operating in Scotland whose jurisdiction is not defined by either local authority boundaries or by t...
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police, public and private agents concerned with the enforcement of law, order, and public protection. In modern cities their duties cover a wide range of activities, from criminal investigation and apprehension to crime prevention, traffic regulation, and maintenance of records. In many countries t...
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Police

Police forces in Britain did not appear until the mid-19th century. Prior to then Parish constables, recruited from the local citizens on a rotating basis, were responsible for law and order, but were so ineffective that in order to protect their property, land owners banded together to offer rewards for the capture of felons and return of stolen p...
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Civil law-and-order force. In the UK, it is responsible to the Home Office, with 56 separate police forces, generally organized on a county basis; mutual aid is given between forces in circumstances such as mass picketing in the 1984–85 miners' strike, but there is no national police force or police riot unit (such as the Frenc...
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Police

[Scotland] ==Establishment of County Police Forces== The Commissioners of Supply for each county were required to form a Police Committee to administer a police force for their area. The committee was to consist of not more than 15 commissioners, plus the Lord Lieutenant and Sheriff of the county (or their deputies). The police force forces...
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Police

[disambiguation] Police are organizations established to maintain law and order. Police may also refer to: ==Entertainment== == Place names == (Most of these derive from the Slavic root polje or similar, meaning `field`.) ===Poland=== ===Czech Republic=== ===Slovenia=== ==Surnames== == Other uses == == See also == ...
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Police

A police force is a constituted body of persons empowered by the state to enforce the law, protect property, and limit civil disorder. Their powers include the legitimized use of force. The term is most commonly associated with police services of a state that are authorized to exercise the police power of that state within a defined legal or terri...
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Police

(slang) CONCORD.
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