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.
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.
Military police, the body of soldiers detailed to preserve civil order and attend to sanitary arrangements in a camp or garrison.
The cleaning of a camp or garrison, or the state ? a camp as to cleanliness.
National police forces are increasingly cooperating with each other at EU level to fight cross-border crimes such as drugs trafficking and terrorism. (See Police, Judicial-criminal, Organised crime)
These are the men and women who try their best to put the criminals in jail.
The Bonfire Societies have a tense relationship with the Police on Bonfire Night. In years gone by, arrests of Bonfire Boys were not uncommon, and there have been several attempts by the authorities to stop the celebrations altogether. Even now there is often criticism of perceived heavy-handedness, and the large number of officers, especially those brought in for the evening from outside Lewes, generates particular resentment. The Force, however, maintains that its strong presence is necessary to keep public order. It is looking at ways to use modern technology to lower its profile.
If the police are trying to arrest you for some crime of which you are innocent, it foretells that you will successfully outstrip rivalry. If the arrest is just, you will have a season of unfortunate incidents. To see police on parole, indicates alarming fluctuations in affairs.
Police was Charlie Chaplin's 14th released film from Essanay. It was made at the Majestic Studio in Los Angeles. Charlie playing an ex-convict finds life on the outside not to his liking and leads him to breaking into a home with another thief (Wesley Ruggles).
Police is a Malayalam film directed by V.K.Prakash.Prithwiraj is the hero of the film. Bhavana is the heroine. The film also stars Indrajith,Chaya Singh, Ashokan etc.
Police (French title, "Le Flics") is a 1985 French film, starring Gerard Depardieu and Sophie Marceau. It was directed by Maurice Pialat and written by Catherine Breillat.