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Definition of police

Police Po*lice", n. [F., fr. L. politia the condition of a state, government, administration, Gr. ?, fr. ? to be a citizen, to govern or administer a state, fr. ? citizen, fr. ? city; akin to Skr. pur, puri. Cf. Policy polity, Polity.] 1. A judicial and executive system, for the government of a city, town, or district, for the preservation of rights, order, cleanliness, health, etc., and for the enforcement of the laws and prevention of crime; the administration of the laws and regulations of a city, incorporated town, or borough. 2. That which concerns the order of the community; the internal regulation of a state. 3. 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. 4. (Mil.) Military police, the body of soldiers detailed to preserve civil order and attend to sanitary arrangements in a camp or garrison. 5. The cleaning of a camp or garrison, or the state ? a camp as to cleanliness. Police commissioner, a civil officer, usually one of a board, commissioned to regulate and control the appointment, duties, and discipline of the police. Police constable, or Police officer, a policeman. Police court, a minor court to try persons brought before it by the police. Police inspector, an officer of police ranking next below a superintendent. Police jury, a body of officers who collectively exercise jurisdiction in certain cases of police, as levying taxes, etc.; -- so called in Louisiana. --Bouvier. Police justice, or Police magistrate, a judge of a police court. Police offenses (Law), minor offenses against the order of the community, of which a police court may have final jurisdiction. Police station, the headquarters of the police, or of a section of them; the place where the police assemble for orders, and to which they take arrested persons.
Police Po*lice", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Policed; p. pr. & vb. n. Policing.] 1. To keep in order by police. 2. (Mil.) To make clean; as, to police a camp.

Meaning of police from wikipedia

- a police force is a constituted body of persons empowered by the state to enforce the law , protect property, and limit civil disorder
- police was charlie chaplin 's 14th released film from essanay released in 1916 . it was made at the majestic studio in los angeles .
- police are organizations established to maintain law and order. police may also refer to: entertainment : the police , a british band
- and wales , northern ireland and scotland (administration of police matters is not generally affected by the government of wales act 2006 ).
- the metropolitan police service (abbreviated to mps and widely known informally as 'the met') is the territorial police force responsible
- a police officer (also known as a policeman/woman, police agent, patrolman and constable in some forces , particularly in the united
- the new york city police department (nypd or nycpd), officially the city of new york police department, was established in 1845, and is the
- the new south wales police force (nsw police force; previously new south wales police service & new south wales police) is the primary law
- the police were an english rock band formed in london in 1977. for the majority of their history, the band consisted of sting (lead
- the los angeles police department (lapd) is the police department of the city of los angeles , california . new york city police department