HyperDic: police_force

English > 1 sense of the expression police force:
NOUNgrouppolice force, police, constabulary, lawthe force of policemen and officers
English > police force: 1 sense > noun 1, group
MeaningThe force of policemen and officers.
Synonymspolice, constabulary, law
Memberspoliceman, police officer, officerA member of a police force
NarrowerEuropol, European Law Enforcement Organisationpolice organization for the European Union
Mutawa'een, Mutawareligious police in Saudi Arabia whose duty is to ensure strict adherence to established codes of conduct
Royal Canadian Mounted Police, RCMP, MountiesThe federal police force of Canada
Schutzstaffel, SSSpecial police force in Nazi Germany founded as a personal bodyguard for Adolf Hitler in 1925
Scotland Yard, New Scotland YardThe detective department of the metropolitan police force of London
gendarmerie, gendarmeryFrench police force
posse, posse comitatusA temporary police force
secret policeA police force that operates in secrecy (usually against persons suspected of treason or sedition)
Broaderforce, personnelgroup of people willing / willing to obey orders
law enforcement agencyAn agency responsible / responsible for insuring obedience to the laws
Spanishagentes, fuerzas del orden, fuerzas policiales, guardia, policia, policía
Catalanagents, forces de l'ordre, forces de l'ordre públic, forces policials, policia

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