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The police are a constituted body of persons empowered by a state, with the aim to enforce the law, to ensure the safety, health and possessions of citizens, and to prevent crime and civil disorder. Their lawful powers include arrest and the use of force legitimized by the state via the monopoly on violence. The term is most commonly associated with the police forces of a sovereign state that are authorized to exercise the police power of that state within a... Wikipedia

Articles tagged police

  • December 1st 2021
  • Domestic abuse and sexual offences should be treated as seriously as knife crime, says government

  • Man arrested after breaching Houses of Parliament fences

  • Man arrested after climbing fence into Houses of Parliament

  • Man detained after entering grounds of Houses of Parliament

  • The guns are gone, but misogyny still stalks Northern Ireland

  • Jailed for 51 weeks for protesting? Britain is becoming a police state by stealth

  • November 30th 2021
  • Prison numbers set to rise 24% in England and Wales -- it will make society less safe, not more

  • France hits out at UK for 'not taking its share of asylum seekers'

  • When the Stone of Destiny returned home to Scotland 25 years ago

  • November 29th 2021
  • Channel crossings are an English issue, says French minister

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