police work


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Related to police work: police officer, Law enforcement officer
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.police work - the investigation of criminal activitiespolice work - the investigation of criminal activities
investigating, investigation - the work of inquiring into something thoroughly and systematically
detecting, detective work, sleuthing, detection - a police investigation to determine the perpetrator; "detection is hard on the feet"
forensics - scientific tests or techniques used in the investigation of crimes
roundup - the systematic gathering up of suspects by the police; "a mass roundup of suspects"
surveillance - close observation of a person or group (usually by the police)
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Senate President Aquilino 'Koko' Pimentel III believes it may be high time for the Philippine National Police (PNP) to seek foreign assistance to teach its men the basics of police work, respect for human rights, and 'how to obey the law.
The course will be an informative overview of the fundamentals of police work and will be taught by North Aurora police officers representing various areas of expertise within our organization.
Sheikh Abdullah commended the initiative, which, he said, embodies the concept of modern police work among individuals and institutions within the framework of community partnership, one that enhances the existing communication between Abu Dhabi Police and the various segments of society.
While receiving the membership at the Abu Dhabi Police General Headquarters (ADP GHQ), Shaikh Abdullah commended the initiative, which, he said, embodies the concept of modern police work among individuals and institutions within the framework of community partnership, one that enhances the existing communication between Abu Dhabi Police and the various segments of society.
Beek presents readers with a comprehensive examination of everyday police work in the African nation of Ghana, analyzing how African police officers go about performing their duties, despite the prevailing stereotypes regarding failed states.
Tawalbeh Bratton discussed ways to strengthen cooperation in police work through exchanges in training experiences, developing specialized police work and raising the cooperation to a new level.
Bred in Scotland specifically for police work, Otis joins 17 other dogs Bred in Scotland specifically for police work, Otis joins 17 other dogs in the unit.
6,000 flock to city Sky Ride: PAGE 3 The police were contacted but due to the limited information I had about the offender, an arrest, let alone a conviction, looked highly SPORT However, the police went to great lengths to catch him and surveillance, patience and good old fashioned police work paid off police went to great lengths to catch him and surveillance, patience and good old fashioned police work paid off Dale of Dale of tears for tears for City City Dale of tears for City CK PAGE with an arrest and subsequent conviction with an arrest and subsequent conviction leading to six months' imprisonment.
In his new book, "Dying for the Job: Police Work Exposure and Health", he begins by considering the alarming number of environmental hazards to which police officers are exposed, things like clandestine methamphetamine labs, dead bodies, lead exposure from firearms, noise, radar, blood-borne pathogens, even fingerprint powder, which has produced occupational lung disease.
They give background on the incidence, consequences, and prevention of the hidden health consequences of police work, such as PTSD, depression, smoking, obesity, cardiovascular disease, and suicide.
It may not be the most exciting or glamorous police work, involving thousands of hours of examining paperwork, but it is getting convictions against people.
Regional Conference of Women Police being held in Abu Dhabi discusses the role of women in police work.