What is another word for secret police?

44 synonyms found


[ sˈiːkɹət pəlˈiːs], [ sˈiːkɹət pəlˈiːs], [ s_ˈiː_k_ɹ_ə_t p_ə_l_ˈiː_s]

How to use "Secret police" in context?

Secret police are one of the most feared and despised institutions in any society. They are the people who enforce the law and keep the peace within a community, but in many cases they are also known for their secret activities that never see the light of day.

Secret police are often created when a society is in need of a strong and effective police force that can keep the peace and enforce the law without fear of reprisal from the population. In some cases, secret police forces are used to consolidate power and to oppress the population.

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