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Constablery
Constablery Con"sta*bler*y (? or ? ), n. [OF. conestablerie. Cf. Constabulary.] 1. The constabulary. [Obs.] 2. The district or jurisdiction of a constable. [Obs.]
Constableship
Constableship Con"sta*bleship, n. The office or functions of a constable.
Constabless
Constabless Con"sta*bless, n. The wife of a constable. [Obs.]
Police constable
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.

Meaning of Constable from wikipedia

- A constable is a person holding a particular office, most commonly in criminal law enforcement. The office of constable can vary significantly in different...
- John Constable RA (/ˈkʌnstəbəl, ˈkɒn-/; 11 June 1776 – 31 March 1837) was an English landscape painter in the Romantic tradition. Born in Suffolk, he...
- Constable & Robinson Ltd. is an imprint of Little, Brown which publishes fiction and non-fiction books and ebooks. Founded in Edinburgh in 1795 by Archibald...
- Chief constable is the rank used by the chief police officer of every territorial police force in the United Kingdom except for the City of London Police...
- Head constable was a rank used in some British and British colonial police forces, and is still used in the Indian police. Originally, head constable was...
- The Constable of the Tower is the most senior appointment at the Tower of London. In the Middle Ages a constable was the person in charge of a castle when...
- A special constable or special police constable (SC or SPC) is generally an auxiliary or part-time law enforcement officer. Many police departments are...
- The Texas Constable is provided for in the Texas Constitution of 1876 (Article 5, Section 18), which calls for the election of a constable in each Texas...
- Arthur Henderson Briggs "Andrew" Constable, Lord Constable CBE, KC, FRSE (3 March 1865 – 4 November 1928) was a Scottish advocate, judge and Conservative...
- Constable Koothuru (transl. The Constable's Daughter) is a 1963 Telugu-language film directed by Tapi Chanakya. It is a remake of the 1962 Tamil film...