Definition of police. Meaning of police. Synonyms of police
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Definition of police
PolicePolice 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,
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
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
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
Police offenses (Law), minor offenses against the order of
the community, of which a police court may have final
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. PolicePolice Po*lice", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Policed; p. pr. & vb.
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
the law , protect
property, and limit civil disorder
was charlie chaplin
's 14th released
film from essanay released
in 1916 . it was made at the majestic studio
in los angeles
are organizations established
law and order. police
may also refer
: the police
, a british
, northern ireland
(administration of police matters
is not generally affected
by the government
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
as a policeman/woman, police
in some forces
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
new south wales police service
& new south wales
police) is the primary
- the police
were an english
rock music group formed
in 1977. for the majority
history, the band consisted
- the los angeles police department
(lapd) is the police department
of the city of los angeles
. new york city police department