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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It was police work. He had been very successful in tracking and breaking up certain nefarious secret societies amongst the natives.
Forget most crime shows and thrillers, the closest depiction I have seen of real police work was the recent ITV series Manhunt, with Martin Clunes as dogged DCI Colin Sutton, leading an investigation that eventually convicted serial killer Levi Bellfield.
'We want to support officers that require this help because of tremendous stresses that police work exert on us.
BY KARL GRAFTON AN ex-cop who won an award for police work had an "intimate" relationship with a man being investigated for drugs offences.
POLICE said "good, old fashioned police work" helped them nab a suspected knife-man.
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.'
He said that certain rules of engagement need to be developed even if it hinders police work,' Nisar told the courtroom.
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.
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.
He said there had been many changes since the IPA was founded in 1950 and the same changes that had made police work more demanding had also placed police more in the public spotlight.