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Noun Concept
Categories: Public safety, Surveillance, Crime prevention, Articles with short description, Law enforcement units
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police  constabulary  police force  law  Armed police
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The force of policemen and officers WordNet 3.0
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The force of policemen and officers WordNet 3.0 & WordNet 2020
Constabulary may have several definitions: A civil, non-paramilitary force consisting of police officers called constables. Wikipedia
The police are a constituted body of persons empowered by a state, with the aim to enforce the law, to ensure the safety, health and possessions of citizens, and to prevent crime and civil disorder. Wikipedia
With `old bill' as a slang term in the UK Wikipedia Disambiguation
Branch of the government which is charged with the preservation of public order, the promotion of public health and safety, and the prevention, detection, and punishment of crimes. OmegaWiki
A police force. Wiktionary
A civil force granted the legal authority for law enforcement and maintaining public order. Wiktionary
Any police organization; a constabulary. Wiktionary
Police organization, constabulary. Wiktionary (translation)
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The law came looking for him WordNet 3.0
The police operating in New York City operate under the New York City Police Department, several other city agencies and boards, and several public authorities. Wiktionary
He joined the police force a long time ago, when he lived in Virginia. Wiktionary
Call the police! Wiktionary