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Definition of Police court

Police court
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 Police court from wikipedia

- The Supreme Court of the United States Police is a small U.S. federal law enforcement agency headquartered in the District of Columbia, whose mission...
- Police court may refer to: Police Court (film), a 1932 American film Police Court (France) (Tribunal de police), the lowest level of court in France Police...
- serve as modest local police-units until their final suppression in 1835. The Vehmic courts of Germany provided some policing in the absence of strong...
- The Toronto Police Service is the police agency servicing Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Established in 1834, it was the first muni****l police service created...
- various other groups of the police, conducting investigations and trials, as well as administering the SS and Police Courts and penal systems. Early in...
- system of courts presided over by magistrates, staffed with constablesbased on the Bow Street Runners. These became known as police courts. In criminal...
- the bottom of the court hierarchy are the courts of minor jurisdiction. The Police Court (tribunal de police, also called the Police Tribunal) hears contraventions...
- Police Court is a 1932 American pre-Code drama film starring Henry B. Walthall, Leon Janney, Lionel Belmore, and King Baggot. Directed by Louis King and...
- The Indian Police Service (IPS) is the policing arm of the All India Services. It replaced the Indian Imperial Police in 1948, a year after India became...
- the United States Supreme Court heads the United States Supreme Court Police, a security police service answerable to the court itself rather than to the...
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