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police, plural;
  1. (of a police force) Have the duty of maintaining law and order in or for (an area or event)

  2. Enforce regulations or an agreement in (a particular area or domain)
    • - a UN resolution to use military force to police the no-fly zone
  3. Enforce the provisions of (a law, agreement, or treaty)
    • - the regulations will be policed by factory inspectors
  4. Maintain order and neatness in (an area, as a military camp)

  1. The civil force of a national or local government, responsible for the prevention and detection of crime and the maintenance of public order

  2. Members of a police force
    • - there are fewer women police than men
  3. An organization engaged in the enforcement of official regulations in a specified domain
    • - transit police
    • - the fashion police

  1. patrol: maintain the security of by carrying out a patrol
  2. the force of policemen and officers; "the law came looking for him"
  3. The police are persons empowered to enforce the law, protect property and reduce civil disorder. Their powers include the legitimized use of force. ...
  4. Police was Charlie Chaplin's 14th released film from Essanay released in 1916. 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). ...
  5. Police is a 1985 French film, starring Gérard Depardieu, Sophie Marceau and Sandrine Bonnaire. It was directed by Maurice Pialat and written by Catherine Breillat.
  6. Police is a Malayalam film directed by V. K. Prakash. Prithviraj is the hero of the film. Bhavana is the heroine. The film also stars Indrajith, Chaya Singh, and Ashokan.
  7. Police is an Italian manufacturer of fashion accessories. Launched in 1983, the company was initially specializing in designing sunglasses.
  8. Police, short for police departments or police forces, are organizations established to maintain law and order.
  9. (Polices) a definite course or method of action selected from among alternatives and in light of given conditions to guide and determine present and future decisions --Anitha R 22:06, 6 October 2008 (UTC)Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary.
  10. 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.
  11. n.s. [French.] The regulation and government of a city or country, so far as regards the inhabitants.
  12. There are three main types of police in France, the Police Nationale (a civilian force), the Gendarmerie (a branch of the armed services), and the Police Municipale (local structures). The first two are national forces, under the control of the Interior Ministry. ...
  13. The duties of the police of 18th-century Paris, particularly before the Revolution, extended far beyond the prevention and investigation of crime, the maintenance of public order, and the system of covert informers and enforcers necessary to an absolute monarchy. ...
  14. Police in cleaning is a military term meaning to pick up or clean the area.
  15. A term used in the army, meaning to clean up, put in order.
  16. "(Enter Police, marching in single file - )"  Sullivan had a particular reason for responding favourably to Gilbert’s conception of a men’s chorus of singing policemen. ...
  17. A body sanctioned by local, state, or national government to enforce laws and apprehend those who break them.
  18. Seeking support or protection; a desire to take control, create structure, or adhere to socially acceptable rules of behavior; your conscience; a sense of duty or responsibility; issues with authority / If being chased: Feeling guilty over something you have done; being intimidated by something ...
  19. two young cops question Alex and his droogs at the Duke of New York about the violence and robbery at Slouse's shop. Pg.11-12
  20. For the most part, Thai police are friendly and helpful. Most don't speak good English. The key when dealing with any authorities in Thailand is to be polite and patient. Smile and don't get angry.
  21. To pick up items such as brass and butts and to square away an area.
  22. Verb meaning to clean or neaten. "Police the compound!" means to pick up trash and/or other debris in the compound and dispose of it properly.
  23. blued or parkerized steel with satin walnut, stained hardwood, or synthetic stocks. Action parts are heavy-duty and these models receive extra care and inspections during assembly.
  24. The job of the police is the articulation and adminisration of techniques of bio-power so as to increase the state's control over its inhabitants.
  25. These are the men and women who try their best to put the criminals in jail.