Part of speech: noun


Part of speech: verb

To place under the control of police.

Part of speech: noun

A body of civil officers organized under authority to maintain order and enforce law.

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Usage examples "police":

  1. The police have made themselves free of my house. - "The Box with the Broken Seals", E. Phillips Oppenheim.
  2. I went to the police on my own account. - "In the Mayor's Parlour", J. S. (Joseph Smith) Fletcher.
  3. I saw at once that it would be terrible for me to have any trouble with the police. - "The Passenger from Calais", Arthur Griffiths.