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Definition of Police


  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. 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.
  6. To keep in order by police.
  7. To make clean; as, to police a camp.
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Police Translations

police in Afrikaans is polisie
police in Dutch is politie
police in French is police
police in German is Polizei
police in Italian is polizia
police in Norwegian is politi
police in Swedish is polis