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noun as in police officer

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So you either come with a degree as a constable, or if you join the police now, you get a degree through that service, where you have to demonstrate a certain amount of competencies, both practically and theoretically.

Warehouse workers closed their doors to constables who sought to remove tenants’ furniture after evictions, and plumbers restored tenants’ water when landlords shut it off.

Here, a police constable can declare a person is a suspected foreigner based on tips from their neighbors.

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The next day, Grendell suspended Page’s custody and sent his constable to the hospital to retrieve the child and hand him off to his father.

Hannah Adams, an attorney with Southeast Louisiana Legal Services, said her organization has hundreds of clients, including Williams, who are “going to be subject to an immediate removal by the constable” when the moratorium expires.

Speaking to reporters in the United Kingdom, assistant chief constable Chris Shead said they had no regrets.

Victoria police spokesman Constable Mike Russell said the “demographic of that camp” has changed over the past couple of weeks.

The florid brushwork of a Constable gets hypertrophied in Freud, into a kind of gross exaggeration of what unleashed paint can do.

Stephen White, a former chief constable in Northern Ireland turned EU diplomat in Brussels and Iraq praised the report.

In the morning, Ramesh came back, was told by a constable about Xerox, and said, "Shit, it wasn't a dream, then."

“Oh, perhaps you mean Tower Street” said the constable, with a patronising smile.

The constable knew nothing of maiden ladies with a baby, but he directed him to Hope Cottage.

The disk of light disappeared, and the alert constable could be heard moving along the corridor to inspect the other offices.

The constable stared at the cadet for a moment and then his jaw dropped and likewise the club in his hand.

The constable nodded profoundly, and said, that if that wasnt law, he should be glad to know what was.


On this page you'll find 26 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to constable, such as: detective, patrolman, policeman, policewoman, bluecoat, and bobby.

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