What is another word for police force?

Pronunciation: [pəlˈiːs fˈɔːs] (IPA)

"Police force" can be replaced by a variety of synonyms that describe law enforcement agencies. For example, "police department," "law enforcement agency," and "constabulary" are all commonly used alternatives. In some contexts, related terms like "security force," "peace officers," or "public safety personnel" may be more appropriate. Other options include "crime prevention," "security guards," and "patrol officers." Depending on the country or region, specific terms may also be used, such as "gendarme" in France or "carabinieri" in Italy. Regardless of the term used, the aim is the same: to uphold law and order and maintain public safety.

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What are the hypernyms for Police force?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

Famous quotes with Police force

  • The job of training an Iraqi police force is one of the most important tasks being undertaken in Operation Iraqi Freedom. It is also one of the most difficult.
    John Boehner
  • To insure the adoration of a theorem for any length of time, faith is not enough, a police force is needed as well.
    Albert Camus
  • When my dad first started out in the police force, wearing the uniform was a sense of pride, and it was respected in the community for what the police force was all about. Unfortunately today, the uniform is a target.
    Jerry Doyle
  • It used to be that a fellow went on the police force when everything else failed, but today he goes in the advertising game.
    Kin Hubbard
  • I believe that the human race has developed a form of collective schizophrenia in which we are not only the slaves to this imposed thought behavior, but we are also the police force of it.
    David Icke

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