police department

police department
noun
the department of local government concerned with enforcing the law and preventing crime (Freq. 3)

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noun
1. : a governmental department concerned with the administration of the police force

an increased budget for the police department

call out the entire police department

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police department UK US noun [countable] [singular police department plural police departments] american
the police organization responsible for a particular city
Thesaurus: groups of police and departments of the police forcehyponym

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poˈlice department 7 [police department] noun
(in the US) the police organization of a particular city

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