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police Sentence Examples

  • Let the police check him out!

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  • We're just pointing the police in a direction.

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  • We have a police force and a court system to apply the laws equally to all.

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  • The police were treating the manner as abduction.

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  • I was so frightened when the police called.

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  • If the police investigated in an orderly way and took their time the victim would most likely be harmed or killed.

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  • The police are getting wise and keeping their mouths shut.

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  • Why, to the police, of course!

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  • Now, if I was trying to hide my identity, the last thing I would want her to do would be to file a police report while she was living under my roof.

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  • This man, an ex-captain of police, was saying angrily:

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  • This letter requested the count to send police officers to guide the troops through the town, as the army was retreating to the Ryazan road beyond Moscow.

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  • Giddon encouraged her to file a police report, and she refused.

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  • The superintendent of police, who had gone that morning by Count Rostopchin's orders to burn the barges and had in connection with that matter acquired a large sum of money which was at that moment in his pocket, on seeing a crowd bearing down upon him told his coachman to stop.

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  • She wasn't on my list, probably because the police considered the case closed.

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  • The superintendent of police, whom the crowd had stopped, went in to see him at the same time as an adjutant who informed the count that the horses were harnessed.

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  • Howard said the police wouldn't tell him anything about you.

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  • "I want to stop him before he screws up a real missing person case by sending the police off on a snipe hunt," he snarled.

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  • We learned later, at first the police were suspicious of the parents as they couldn't believe someone could enter a small house with sleeping adults and two boys in an adjoining room, and not be heard.

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  • He didn't like a police officer there – or her leaving with him, but what could he say?

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  • Three men talking to each other on a sidewalk certainly wasn't enough to tell the police – except Len.

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  • Police dogs were seen combing the property.

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  • I was dragged to my feet from behind by my captor as police burst through the door and the room ignited with the blinding glow of several flash lights.

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  • A police car raced by with its siren screaming.

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  • As he opened the door, a police car pulled up to the curb.

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  • She searched out other tip line numbers and the Warwick Police as well.

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  • No such system of laws controls relations among nations, no significant world police force exists, and the world court system is very weak.

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  • He'll explain... voices in the rear of the crowd were suddenly heard saying, and the general attention turned to the police superintendent's trap which drove into the square attended by two mounted dragoons.

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  • If he was concerned about the police, he gave no indication.

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  • We're not dogs, said the ex-captain of police, and looking round he noticed Alpatych.

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  • Police called it the work of one person, attributed to at least six earlier deaths.

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  • On one occasion, while walking on the Common with her, I saw a police officer taking a man to the station-house.

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  • This ought to help the credibility issue; there's more to some tips than the police know, but haven't made public because it would enforce credence in a psychic connection for the tip.

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  • Fortunately, the boy ran off but the police, who were following Bryce based on our earlier tip, photographed his attempted abduction.

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  • Prince Kutuzov's adjutant has brought me a letter in which he demands police officers to guide the army to the Ryazan road.

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  • Why were the police tight lipped about him?

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  • Lisa had time between when Howard left and Giddon arrived to call the police, but she didn't.

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  • I mean, we're siccing the police after someone Howie saw in... a vision, for God's sake!

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  • He was in the area and the police took a good look at him from the information I have but there wasn't enough evidence to charge him.

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  • "Call a tip line, or the Warwick police," I said.

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  • Following the superintendent of police and talking loudly the crowd went in the direction of the Lubyanka Street.

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  • The police blamed street violence though the neighborhood was wrong and girl had no known gang involvement.

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  • It seems the police are looking into the situation.

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  • I don't know a whole lot Julie, but I understand the police at the time had a strong suspect but couldn't prove anything.

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  • The superintendent of police turned round at that moment with a scared look, said something to his coachman, and his horses increased their speed.

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  • They were both pale, and the superintendent of police, after reporting that he had executed the instructions he had received, informed the count that an immense crowd had collected in the courtyard and wished to see him.

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  • The police detective helped us by perjuring himself.

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  • Unknown to the police and the public, her prominent father was molesting her while her mother looked away.

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  • Mr. Cooms didn't involve the police so I don't know how we'd check the area clinics or doctors.

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  • "Bumpus and I got to ride in the back cage of the police car," Molly said as they met me in the driveway.

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  • The article listed past instances of use, admitting on rare occasions the psychic proved helpful to police investigations.

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  • The fiend who did that is still out there; the one who killed those children and police officer and God knows who else!

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  • The higher authorities and the police organized the distribution of goods left behind by the French.

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  • The police sometimes don't even hear the entire tip... just enough to lead them in the right direction, and find the person.

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  • I didn't know what to think when that police car rolled up with its lights blazing.

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  • Meanwhile he went himself to the police authorities.

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  • When he awoke next morning the major-domo came to inform him that a special messenger, a police officer, had come from Count Rostopchin to know whether Count Bezukhov had left or was leaving the town.

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  • The club is closed and the police are leaving.

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  • It's so nice not to listen to police sirens and taxies honking their horns but I'm afraid we might have woken Howie up earlier.

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  • Even the police, who see the aftermath of terrible, gut-wrenching crimes, aren't forced to watch them actually happening.

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  • But in spite of this he continued to struggle desperately forward, and from between the backs of those in front he caught glimpses of an open space with a strip of red cloth spread out on it; but just then the crowd swayed back--the police in front were pushing back those who had pressed too close to the procession: the Emperor was passing from the palace to the Cathedral of the Assumption--and Petya unexpectedly received such a blow on his side and ribs and was squeezed so hard that suddenly everything grew dim before his eyes and he lost consciousness.

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  • The problem is her abductor is the revered local police chief!

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  • The local police think it's tied into the kidnapping he 'solved'.

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  • I listed three facts conveyed to three different police agencies that she could call and confirm.

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  • The police responded and I was taken to a hospital where proper care was being given.

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  • In the distance and getting closer I heard the sound of police sirens and in minutes two cruisers pulled into the driveway.

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  • Knowing the local police included Detective Jackson, I suggested he contact the Simi Valley attorney first to find out if the vehicle I saw was in fact his.

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  • If I was stopped by the police I could have used the escort.

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  • If I hadn't taken time to apply my sleeping solution to the rag, I'd have been in the process of taking them just as that police car with its flashing lights came rolling up!

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  • I'll go to the police officer, and you tell them so, and that they must stop this and the carts must be got ready.

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  • He was willing to personally alert the local police and have them check out the vehicle even without clear cut identification.

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  • "That's lying to the police," Quinn cautioned but no one paid him heed.

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  • Didn't the police set up road blocks?

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  • Martha was angry, certainly at the perpetrator but also at the Warwick police for not summarily arresting the man and rescuing the boy.

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  • Police were stationed at the brightly lit entrance which was carpeted with red baize, and not only gendarmes but dozens of police officers and even the police master himself stood at the porch.

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  • But first, I must protect myself from the worthless snapping hounds of police before I search out this mystery clairvoyant.

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  • The city police is established on its former footing, and better order already prevails in consequence of its activity.

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  • I bet that will be as popular with the police as internal affairs or stale donuts.

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  • The Police didn't buy it and both were arrested, thereby renewing Howie's credibility.

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  • They abused the police and bribed them, made out estimates at ten times their value for government stores that had perished in the fire, and demanded relief.

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  • On the same day the Chief of Police came to Pierre, inviting him to send a representative to the Faceted Palace to recover things that were to be returned to their owners that day.

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  • How I love the open country, away from city police and cameras at every intersection.

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  • I knew no human saw me that night and yet the dogs of police received information on me and began snapping at my heels!

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  • Any police officer would have done as much!

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  • A painstaking police officer, considering the presence of a corpse in his excellency's courtyard unseemly, told the dragoons to take it away.

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  • I should be leaving for the police station in a few minutes.

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  • Then came the arrest, and with it the fear of being questioned by the police.

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  • Now go away or I'll call the police.

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  • He remained content to leave such criminal havoc in the hands of the police.

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  • I filled him in on the details; skirting the reason Merrill Cooms didn't report the break-in to the police.

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  • Howie, you have to talk to the Keene police.

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  • Like that's going to satisfy the police...

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  • I really don't want to lie outright to the police.

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  • But what made the police seek out the woman and child and drive directly to them?

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  • What do the police know?

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  • If I can't today have this child so abruptly placed in police care, I shall drive down the road and find another.

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  • We alerted the state police down there and now that the FBI is excited, there are a lot more eyes looking for him.

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  • The police were desperate to find her.

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  • He didn't come back until morning and there were police cars all over the place.

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  • You said there were others the police should have questioned.

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  • I explained to Howie as I dialed the police officer's number.

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  • The description of that vehicle is plastered at every toll booth, state police barracks and wire service from here to California and back.

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  • As we made the turn into the mall I could see at least half dozen police cruisers, some with lights still spinning, parked helter-skelter near the entrance.

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  • I closed my eyes and swallowed my sobs on the short trip to the police facility.

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  • The entire area was swarming with people in all manners of attire from combat ready armament to business suits to uniformed police.

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  • I turned off the recorder and left to drive to police headquarters.

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  • The scene was defined by a cluster of police cars and fire engines bathed in rotating lights.

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  • We should just call the police.

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  • If I'm not back in twenty minutes, go someplace safe and call the police, okay? she said, placing it on the dashboard.

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  • "The police are on their way!" she cried.

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  • Clad in the dark blue uniform of the police, Travis gave a nod of recognition as he passed him.

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  • Father, couldn't you just call the police?

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  • The scent of the ocean was on the air, and the area in front of them was guarded by tourist police while tourists camped out in small tents up and down the road.

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  • Doubtful, she winced as they approached tourists and police alike, waiting for someone to stop them, and fearful of what her father would do if someone did.

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  • You don't suppose he has a police record, do you?

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  • Couldn't the police track him down?

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  • In our house, we didn't call the police.

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  • I've chased more bad guys running Bird Song bed and breakfast than when I was a Parkside, Pennsylvania police detective.

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  • He could lie and tell them he was a police officer or sheriff and maybe squeeze some tidbit of information about recently released mom Patsy, but surely Fitzgerald would find out and tank his election ambitions, if those aspirations weren't already six feet under.

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  • That subjected them to all kinds of trouble—not just a spanking, but police involvement, assuming they were older.

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  • It wasn't a new sight—he'd spent far too many years as a police officer not to have seen it, uncounted but never forgotten times.

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  • Dean "attended" college, served in the military, and was employed by the Parkside, Pennsylvania Police Department for fifteen years.

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  • "I'm much more comfortable telling you why I feel capable of performing the duties than picking apart Mr. Fitzgerald," Dean said as he detailed his duties in direct police work and the experience he'd gained from them.

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  • It's not as if I wasn't in police work long enough to know that, but Billy's death was such a god-awful waste of a young life.

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  • His story checked out, and after extensive questioning, the police released him.

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  • Wherever she is, I'd be more comfortable if she were in police hands.

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  • "Police hands didn't stop her mother from kidnapping her," Cynthia grumbled as the two made their way to the porch.

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  • "I'll call the police department," Dean said, "then an ambulance."

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  • "Look," he said, "we have to call the police.

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  • David Dean harbored serious doubts about leaving Lydia Larkin's apartment without either contacting the police or calling an ambulance—or maybe a lawyer.

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  • You should have called the police.

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  • That's assault of a police officer!

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  • The yard was filling up with vehicles as two police cars and finally an ambulance arrived.

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  • You need to tell the police where to find him.

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  • Lori shook her head, still obviously reluctant to talk to the police.

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  • Lori, you might be able to convince the police that you didn't intend for him to hurt anyone, physically.

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  • The police arrived as they were finishing supper.

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  • But surely he knew by now that the police were after him.

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  • Maybe she should tell the police.

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  • Her thoughts clearing, she realized she needed to call the police about the body she found.

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  • She never did call the police about the body she found.

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  • Relief flooded her as she saw the police tape around the area where she'd found the body.

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  • If anything weird happens, please walk or run away or call the police or something.

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  • There were three then five voices with a sixth calling the police and the seventh hugging the sobbing kid.

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  • She protested until the cops came and took them both to a police station.

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  • Too surprised to understand what exactly was happening, she obeyed the police officer's instructions to sit down and shut up and sat in the quiet police station reception area.

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  • It resembled a doctor's waiting room rather than any police station she'd seen.

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  • She'd never been in a police station, but she didn't think they'd be this different from the police shows on television!

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  • She'd not thought twice about their lack of police uniforms but was now struck by it.

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  • This wasn't a police station.

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  • She'd been too flustered to pay attention to the trip to the police station and looked around, not recognizing the area.

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  • "At a police station?" she asked skeptically.

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  • She attached the prescriptions to the fridge with another cartoon magnet and smoothed out the paperwork she'd been given from the police station.

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  • Aside from the birth certificate, there was no way the rest were official police papers!

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  • Gio had the police looking everywhere for you!

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  • She'd had an impending sense of doom since meeting Gabriel on the street outside the faux police station, but this feeling was…defined.

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  • The two had shared Dean's bachelorhood for fifteen years until Dean, an ex-Pennsylvania police detective married Cynthia Byrne seven months earlier.

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  • He used to be a police detective, back in Pennsylvania.

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  • Dean explained to his wife the number of times in his police career he'd seen battered women refuse to follow through when confronted by their abusive mate.

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  • Riding in a police car is the next best thing to a fire engine.

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  • Dean considered calling the City of Ouray Police but realized they too could be of little help unless Shipton did something against the law.

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  • Sheriff Weller or the police chief would jump all over you.

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  • Enforcement of all rules will apply appropriately by the Ouray County Sheriff, the Ouray Police or by any board member of the Ouray Ice Park, Inc.

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  • "I think we'd better call the police department," Dean said.

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  • Until he does something to warrant police action, I'd say he has every right to stay.

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  • If you don't come up with some answers, you're going to find the police at our door, asking you some pretty pointed questions.

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  • And when I say police, I don't just mean Jake Weller.

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  • A yellow police tape blocked off the area where Shipton had belayed for his ill-fated drop.

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  • As Dean and his stepfather neared the bridge, they looked up to see a uniformed City of Ouray police man pointing at him.

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  • Do you always provide a police escort?

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  • We're here at the invitation of the Ouray Police Department, Fitzgerald said, not even attempting to hide the chill in his voice.

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  • The police spoke to Fred next, while Dean strolled back toward his quarters, with Corday's question concerning his wife's return echoing in his mind.

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  • The police haven't even informed his wife if her husband is dead or alive!

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  • "That's what the police are supposed to be doing," Dean said, his voice heavy with sarcasm.

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  • By my read, all the police are doing is making a case against David Dean.

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  • I guess she was afraid the police might search their stuff.

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  • He crossed his fingers that he was ahead of the police, and his wife would be there to answer.

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  • Dean told her the police wanted to question her.

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  • If you ain't here, Corday and the police can't ask you questions you might not want to answer, like what's Cynthia's Indiana address.

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  • You were a police officer yourself.

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  • The police are already investigating Jerome Shipton's accident and—" "Accident?

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  • He didn't tell the police he had the knife 'cause he thought he'd get in trouble over it.

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  • Bird Song was as quiet as an empty church with none of the remaining guests in evidence, nor was there any sign the police had returned.

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  • "The police know about us," she whispered.

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  • Are the police still there?

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  • Even Sheriff Jake Weller was there, and the city police chief and, in various costumes of night-wear, Fred, the Quincy sisters and Gladys Turnbull who'd let out a banshee scream that woke everyone but poor Edith Shipton, who'd never wake again.

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  • The last thing he wanted now was for the police to interview his wife so soon after she'd hung up on him as he lay in bed with the now-dead Edith Shipton.

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  • The police are still here, but I haven't told them.

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  • Maybe the police took it.

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  • He could feel her tense against him as he explained in detail the late night suicide and the termination of the police investigation.

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  • "That's what the police believe," Dean answered, surprising himself with so qualified an answer.

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  • Why were you avoiding the police?

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  • I was frightened to death to talk to the police.

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  • And a little while later the police were all over the place.

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  • Call the City Police, too.

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  • A police guard blocked Dean's door for the first twenty-four hours, precluding visitors.

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  • It's possible he waited around hours, until the afternoon when the police had left and it was quiet.

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  • Wouldn't the police have examined the rope after Shipton fell?

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  • Remember, the police were sure the rope was cut when Shipton was part way down.

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  • The upside for him was they never involved the police.

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  • I couldn't come up with an explanation that would keep him from notifying the police.

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  • Detective David Dean sat in the Parkside Pennsylvania Police Headquarters with his feet in his lower desk drawer.

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  • The first word on the case Sackler and DeLeo were arguing about had come by way of a call from the Norfolk, Virginia Police Department the prior afternoon, Dean's day off.

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  • The uniformed guys downstairs had drawn lots to see who got stuck informing the next of kin, and since that time, speculation on the disappearance of Jeffrey Byrne had been the chief topic of conversation at the Parkside Police Department.

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  • According to Detective Norman Hunter of the Norfolk Police Department, Byrne's bed had not been slept in.

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  • Police are continuing to investigate while a search for the body is underway.

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  • Police Headquarters was located in the center of town between the City Hall and the library, across from a well-kept park that contained the obligatory statue of a civil war hero.

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  • She had received notice from Parkside's police officer McCarthy the prior day, Tuesday, late in the afternoon.

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  • When the police appeared at the door the next day, she was sure something had happened to her son, not her husband.

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  • Later she received a telephone call from the Norfolk Police Department, but it only confirmed what Officer McCarthy had already told her.

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  • Phil Riley said the Norfolk police suggested Jeff was drunk.

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  • She named a salary figure close to the small amount Dean drew from the Parkside Police Department.

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  • The vehicle was in police custody in Norfolk but the authorities there said it would be released to the World Wide local office shortly.

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  • From a pay phone in the lobby of the large building, he placed a call to the Parkside Police Department.

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  • I'm going down to Norfolk Friday to talk to the local police, but so far, there isn't a thing to point to the guy skipping.

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  • While the pair was a definite annoyance to the Parkside police, the two were seldom a serious problem...

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  • The young attorney was always well pre­pared, and the police appreciated how tenaciously he pursued his cases.

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  • Detective Hunter pointed out the sights as they left the air­port and drove toward the center city police headquarters.

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  • The level of activity at Norfolk Police Headquarters made Parkside's much smaller operation look like the front porch of an old folk home.

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  • She wrote a cover story about how the police force is sitting around on their thumbs while the poor widow's little twin darlings remain missing.

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  • The story of the inefficiencies of the Parkside Police caught his attention.

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  • Vinnie claimed to be able to show the police where Billie and Willie had been hiding and continued to brag that he had enough information to make headlines and sink half the Philadelphia mobsters.

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  • He then told her the Parkside Police Department would close the investigation from this end unless something new came to light.

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  • Dean took his sweet time before explaining it was police busi­ness.

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  • The 'case' is a police matter if it's a case at all.

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  • Dean laughed and told her his visit was neither social nor to perform mayhem—it was police business, sort of.

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  • Dean tucked the list in his pocket and walked the short dis­tance around the corner to Police Headquarters.

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  • It was shortly before 11:00 when the federal visitor from Philadelphia arrived, heralding Dean's return to legitimate police work.

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  • The prin­cipal located the boy, who willingly answered Dean's questions once he learned his own activities were of no interest to the police.

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  • "We've closed the police investigation," Dean interjected.

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  • If you're an honest, law-abiding guy, like everyone says Jeffrey Byrne was or is, why don't you just turn it in to the closest police station?

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  • There's a State Police Barracks somewhere along that Interstate.

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  • The last thing you want to do is walk into a police station with a cou­ple of suitcases of what's most likely stolen money.

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  • "Police business," Fred said before Dean could answer.

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  • Denise—one of the girls in the file room—said the police were doing a check on Jeff.

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  • He parked in a no-parking zone, figuring even the police wouldn't be out on a night like this.

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  • The police figured you weren't coming, with the storm and all.

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  • Dean left word with the attendant that he would phone the coroner and the Norfolk police in the morning.

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  • Before, it was just police busi­ness.

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  • After showering and dressing, he wrote a short note explaining he would be at police headquarters until midmorning and slipped it under her door.

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  • He was clearly embarrassed and apologized to Dean on behalf of everyone in the Norfolk Police Department, the City of Norfolk and the entire south.

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  • Dean called the Parkside Police Department and caught hell from Leland for not keeping him posted on the Wasserman autop­sy and current details.

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  • Dean didn't go into any detail explaining why he had not gone to the Norfolk Police Station the prior evening—he just mumbled that he had a very distraught widow on his hands.

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  • Dean filled in to his lieutenant the details of the Norfolk trip, leaving out what he felt wasn't police business—a surprisingly large portion.

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  • The Ice Lady, Linda Segal, was going full bore at the Sentinel, trying to convince her reading public that the poor lad might have been saved had the local police properly conducted the search for the missing boy in a timely fashion.

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  • You didn't tell them you were from the police, did you?

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  • To call the police...and a doctor.

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  • I don't need no doctor and you're the police.

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  • Dr. Blanchard went up to Fred's room while the police followed Dean around the downstairs, filling out their report.

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  • The pair finished their burglary report and agreed to try and keep the matter out of the papers in deference to Dean's other police activities.

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  • It had been stolen, so the police had no way of putting out a call for Nota and his friend unless someone in the neighborhood had sharp eyes.

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  • News of the break-in on Collingswood Avenue had traveled with the speed of an Olympic sprinter through the Parkside, Pennsylvania police department.

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  • "What place is safer than the police station?" said Winston.

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  • Can't the Norfolk police chase him down?

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  • I'm still frightened it will be the police in Norfolk even though I know that's silly.

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  • In the meantime, Dean had all he could do to keep up with Parkside's police day-to-day activities.

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  • There was no stopping the chaos that reigned over the entire Parkside Police Department until Wednesday when in rode feder­al agent Jonathan Winston.

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  • All this was made possible by the untiring work of the Parkside Police Department.

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  • By Wednesday afternoon police business had fallen back to routine.

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  • That's what police work is most of the time, just routine fact finding.

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  • "Now all I have to do is catch her," he answered as he left the busy newspaper for police headquarters.

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  • Tracking him down would be difficult without stepping on the jurisdictional toes of the Norfolk Police Department.

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  • There's no police reason for anyone to be bird-dogging Arthur.

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  • "They can't get far with a smashed windshield," he said to Fred as he plopped down in a booth to catch his breath before the police arrived.

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  • The police arrived, in the form of Jenny Nachman and a young Hispanic named Alverez and it was suggested that Dean and Fred go to the station.

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  • The police know about this.

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  • Are the police still...

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  • The police aren't investigating any part of it—here or Norfolk.

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  • He telephoned the Parkside Police department but they had no news.

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  • Ms. Nightingale murmured a room number and motioned down a hall crowded with bodies like the day after Gettysburg while white-coated figures strolled among the moaning, clip boards in hand With wide-eyed Fred following behind, Dean ran the gauntlet until he found the room, a small office packed with five men and a lot of smoke, three of them in Philadelphia Police uniforms.

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  • He had no intention of calling the Parkside Police station.

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  • Dean found the motel without difficulty and with the use of his police badge, he obtained access to the empty room.

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  • While he'd considered bringing his revolver to Colorado, he had no official reason to do so and was reluctant to lie about being on police business.

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  • I called police headquarters.

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  • He wanted to run straight to the police.

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  • If Jeff had confided in me that he'd found the money, I'd have walked him straight to the police and he might be alive today!

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  • If you don't tell me, I'll have to go to the police with what I do know.

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  • It was either that or let him call the police.

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  • Who had called the police — Alex or Lori?

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  • Did you call the police?

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  • I heard her calling the police before you got here.

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  • Mr. O'Hara had solved the problem without going to the police.

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  • You need to leave, before I call the police.

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  • Because the last one was killed somewhere where they don't have police.

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  • The place was swarming with police and displaced residents.

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  • GALASHIELS, a municipal and police burgh of Selkirkshire, Scotland.

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  • The judicial power is vested in the Supreme Court of Appeals, the Circuit courts, such inferior courts as may be established, county courts, the powers and duties of which are, however, chiefly police and fiscal, and in justices of the peace.

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  • The county court, consisting of three commissioners elected for six years but with terms so arranged that one retires every two years, is the police and fiscal authority.

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  • DUFFTOWN, a municipal and police burgh of Banffshire, Scotland, on the Fiddich, 64 m.

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  • At the same time a settlement of the land revenue on leases for five years was begun, and the police and military systems of the country were placed upon a new footing.

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  • CALLANDER, a police burgh of Perthshire, Scotland, 16 m.

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  • LANARK, a royal, municipal and police burgh, and county town of Lanarkshire, Scotland, standing on high ground about half a mile from the right bank of the Clyde, 31 m.

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  • The members accidentally discovered that the fear of it had a great influence over the lawless but superstitious blacks, and soon the club expanded into a great federation of regulators, absorbing numerous local bodies that had been formed in the absence of civil law and partaking of the nature of the old English neighbourhood police and the ante-bellum slave patrol.

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  • Police.Broadly, the police of France may be divided into two great branchesadministrative police (la police administrative) and judicial police (la police judic-iaire), the former having for its object the maintenance of order, and the latter charged with tracing out offenders, collecting the proofs, and delivering the presumed offenders to the tribunals charged by law with their trial and punishment.

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  • Subdivisions may be, and often are, named according to the particular duties to which they are assigned, as la police politique, police des mceurs, police sanitaire, &c. The officers of the judicial police comprise the juge de paix (equivalent to the English police magistrate), the maire, the commissaire de police, the gendarmerie and, in rural districts, the gardes champtres and the gardes forestiers.

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  • Gardiens de la pair (sometimes called sergents de yule, gardes de yule or agents de police) are not to be confounded with the gendarmerie, being a branch of the administrative police and corresponding more or less nearly with the English equivalent police constables, which the gendarmerie do not, although both perform police duty.

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  • The organization of the Paris police, which is typical of that in other large towns, may be outlined briefly.

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  • The central administration (administration centrale) comprises three classes of functions which together constitute Ia police.

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  • First there is the office or cabinet of the prefect for the general police (la police gnrale), with bureaus for various objects, such as the safety of the president of the republic, the regulation and order of public ceremonies, theatres, amusements and entertainments, &c.; secondly, the judicial police (la police judiciaire), with numerous bureaus also, in constant communication with the courts of judicature; thirdly, the administrative police (la police administrative) including bureaus, which superintend navigation, public carriages, animals, public health, &c. Concurrently with these divisions there is the municipal police, which comprises all the agents in enforcing police regulations in the streets or public thoroughfares, acting under the orders of a chief (chef de la police municipale) with a central bureau.

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  • The municipal police is divided into two principal branchesthe service in uniform of the agents de police and the service out of uniform of ins pecteurs de police.

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  • In Paris the municipal police are divided among the twenty arrondissements, which the uniform police patrol.

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  • some 300 inhabitants living in low thatched or iron-roofed huts, under the supervision of a police commissioner and other officials of Ecuador, by which country the group was annexed in 183 2, when General Villamil founded Floreana on Charles Island, naming it in honour of Juan Jose Flores, president of Ecuador.

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  • He gave so much trouble to the Madrid governments that they organized a watch over him with the assistance of the French government and police, especially when it was discovered that the two military movements of August 1883 and September 1886 had been prepared and assisted by him.

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  • The leading men of the party were Mr Robert O'Hara Burke, an officer of police, and Mr William John Wills, of the Melbourne observatory.

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  • The revolts of royalists and sectaries against his government had been easily suppressed, and the various attempts to assassinate him, contemptuously referred to by Cromwell as "little fiddling things," were anticipated and prevented by an excellent system of police and spies, and by his bodyguard of 160 men.

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  • CARNOUSTIE, a police burgh and watering-place of Forfarshire, Scotland.

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  • The whole land is covered with feudal holdings, masters of the levy, police, &c. There is a regular postal system.

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  • She was to hale the offenders to the palace, which implied an efficient and accessible police system.

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  • the so-called guardie di pubblica sicurezza, the carabinieri being really a military force; only the largest towns maintain a municipal police force), charities, education, &c., in case such expenditure is neglected by the communal authorities.

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  • Expenditure amounted to 3,768,888, of which the principal items were 760,000 for roads and bridges, 520,000 for lunatic asylums, ~4o,ooo for foundling hospitals, 320,000 for interest on debtand 200,000 for police.

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  • In Naples King Ferdinand retained some of the laws and institutions of Murats rgime, and many of the functionaries of the former government entered Naples his service; but he revived the Bourbon tradition, the odious police system and the censorship; and a degrading religious bigotry, to which the masses were all too much inclined, became the basis of government and social iife.

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  • When Ferdinand returned to Naples in 1815 he found the kingdom, and especially the army, honeycombed with CarbonarQevolu- ism, to which many noblemen and officers were tiot, if, affiliated; and although the police instituted prosecuNaples, tions and organized the counter-movement of the 1820.

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  • Inspectors and tax-gatherers did their work under police protection, and in several parts of the country riots had to be suppressed menu inililari.

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  • The deputies of the Extreme Left, instead of using their influence in favor of pacification, could think of nothing better than to demand an immediate convocation of parliament in order that they might present a bill forbidding the troops and police to use their arms in all conflicts between capital and labor, whatever the provocation might be.

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  • Conflicts occurred between the strikers and the independent laborers and the police; the trouble spread to the city of Parma, where violent scenes occurred when the labor exchange was occupied by the troops, and many soldiers and policemen, whose behaviour as usual was exemplary throughout, were seriously wounded.

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  • Austria had persistently adopted a policy of pin-pricks and aggravating police provocation towards the Italians of the Adriatic Littoral and of the Trentino, while encouraging the Slavonic element in the former and the Germans in the latter.

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  • The police are organized as a military battalion 643 strong.

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  • A complete system of signalling by night and day on the Morse system is worked by the police.

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  • MUSSELBURGH, a municipal and police burgh of Midlothian, Scotland, 52 m.

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  • that the local authority, before granting a licence, " shall take into consideration whether, in the neighbourhood, the reasonable requirements of the public are satisfied with regard to the purchase of poisonous substances, and also any objections they may receive from the chief officer of police, or from any existing vendors of the substances to which the application relates."

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  • He became prefect of police in November 1887, at the critical moment of President Grevy's resignation.

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  • COWDENBEATH, a police burgh, Fifeshire, Scotland, 54 m.

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  • LERWICK, a municipal and police burgh of Shetland, Scotland, the most northerly town in the British Isles.

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  • CRIEFF, a police burgh of Perthshire, Scotland, capital of Strathearn, 171 m.

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  • LOCHGILPHEAD, a municipal and police burgh of Argyllshire, Scotland, at the head of Loch Gilp, a small arm on the western side of Loch Fyne.

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  • The ministries are as follows: (1) of the Imperial Court, to which the administration of the apanages, the chapter of the imperial orders, the imperial palaces and theatres, and the Academy of Fine Arts are subordinated; (2) Foreign Affairs; (3) War and Marine; (4) Finance; (5) Commerce and Industry (created in 1905); (6) Interior (including police, health, censorship and press, posts and telegraphs, foreign religions, statistics); (7) Agriculture; (8) Ways and Communications; (9) Justice; (10) Public Instruction.

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  • chief of police acts as governor.

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  • As organs of the Police central government there are further, the ispravniki, chiefs of police in the districts into which the governments are divided.

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  • 2 Finally, in the towns every house is provided with a detective policeman in the person of the porter (dvornik), who is charged with the duty of reporting to the police the presence of any suspicious characters or anything else that may interest them .3 In addition to the above there is also a police organization, in direct subordination to the ministry of the interior, of which the principal function is the discovery, pre vention and extirpation of political sedition.

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  • This was entirely independent of the ordinary police, but was associated with the previously existing corps of gendarmes (Korpus Zhandarmov), whose chief was placed at its head.

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  • The corps of gendarmes was also incorporated in this department, the under-secretary of the interior being placed at its head and at that of the police generally, with practically unlimited jurisdiction in all cases which, in the judgment of the minister of the interior, required to be dealt with by processes outside the ordinary law.

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  • In 1896 the powers of the minister were extended at the expense of those of the under-secretary, who remained only at the head of the corps of gendarmes; but by a law of the 24th of September 1904 this was again reversed, and the under-secretary was again placed at the head of all the police with the title of undersecretary for the administration of the police.

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  • The self-government of the mirs and volosts is, however, tempered by the authority of the police commissaries (stanovoi) and by the power of general oversight given to the nominated " district committees for the affairs of the peasants."

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  • Secret police.

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  • But by laws promulgated in 1888 and 1889 the rights of police and manorial justice were transferred from the landlords to officials of the central government.

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  • They acted also as police courts in the case of petty thefts, breaches of the peace and the like.

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  • They can apply to the police commissaries (stanovoti) or to the justices of the peace; but the great distances to be traversed in a country so sparsely populated makes this course highly inconvenient.

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  • Wholesale arrests were made by the police, and many of the accused were imprisoned or exiled to distant provinces, some by the regular tribunals, and others by so-called " administrative procedure " without a formal trial.

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  • General Mezentsov, the head of the political police, was assassinated in broad daylight in one of the principal streets of St Petersburg, and in the provinces a good many officials of various grades shared the same fate.

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  • 4 In November, with the tacit consent of the police, a private assembly of eminent members zemst- of local zemstvos and municipal dumas was held vos.

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  • organized wholesale robbery and murder of Jews, occurred in many places, it was believed with the connivance of the police and veiled approval in exalted quarters.

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  • Finnish diet ought to refer to the imperial legislature not only all military matters - as the tsar demanded (Rescript of October 14) - but the question of the use of the Russian language in the grand-duchy, the principles of the Finnish administration, police, justice, education, formation of business companies and of associations, public meetings, the press, the customs tariff, the monetary system, means of communication, and the pilot and lighthouse system.

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  • CASTLE DOUGLAS, a burgh of barony and police burgh of Kirkcudbrightshire, Scotland.

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  • The Public Safety Bill for the reform of the police laws, taken over by him from the Rudini cabinet, and eventually promulgated by royal decree, was fiercely obstructed by the Socialist party, which, with the Left and Extreme Left, succeeded in forcing General Pelloux to dissolve the Chamber in May 1900, and to resign office after the general election in June.

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  • verbalis, from verbum, word), in French law, a detailed authenticated account drawn up by a magistrate, police officer, or other person having authority of acts or proceedings done in the exercise of his duty.

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  • FORRES (Gaelic, far uis, " near water"), a royal and police burgh of Elginshire, Scotland.

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  • The Sanhedrin had its police and powers to safeguard the Jewish religion; but the procurator had the appointment of the high priests, and no capital sentence could be executed without his sanction.

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  • He encouraged agriculture, improved the roads, introduced an Albanian police, and put down brigandage.

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  • STRANRAER, a royal and police burgh and seaport of Wigtownshire, Scotland.

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  • DALBEATTIE, a police burgh of Kirkcudbrightshire, Scotland.

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  • State prohibition had been defeated in 1881 by a vote of 100,000; in 1902 the Anti-Saloon League organized in the state; in 1903 the Watts Law enacted rural prohibition, giving towns local option, under which many of the towns voted " no licence "; and in 1905 severe police regulations were provided for towns in which saloons were licensed.

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  • On his arrival at Cairo, however, the offer was withdrawn and he only obtained the command of the Egyptian police.

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  • He remained in command of the Egyptian police until his death in 1887.

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  • On the 16th of November 1816, she was interrogated by the police, who frightened her into silence about the supposed substitution of another child for the dauphin.

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  • This police report at least serves to show the kind of rumour then current.

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  • The affair ended by his escaping to Switzerland, where Sophie joined him; they then went to Holland, where he lived by hackwork for the booksellers; meanwhile Mirabeau had been condemned to death at Pontarlier for rapt et vol, and in May 1777 he was seized by the French police, and imprisoned by a lettre de cachet in the castle of Vincennes.

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  • The city council appoints an attorney for the corporation, a city engineer, a city clerk, a police justice, a board of fire commissioners and a board of police commissioners, one from each ward, who have control of the fire and police departments, respectively, and a number of other officers.

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  • The Jacobin Club was closed, thanks to the ability of Fouche, the new minister of Police; but the hopes of Sieyes were dashed by the death of General Joubert, commander of the Army of Italy, at the disastrous battle of Novi (15th of August).

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  • Fouche, pulling the wires through the police, was an invaluable helper.

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  • The police of all towns containing more than 100,000 inhabitants was controlled by the central government.

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  • Military, diplomatic and police affairs were skilfully made to conduce to that result.

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  • The French police certainly knew of the plot, allowed the conspirators to come to Paris, arrested them there, and also on the 16th of February 1804 General Moreau, with whom Pichegru had two or three secret conferences.

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  • Failing through his police to lure the comte d'Artois to land in Normandy, Napoleon pounced on a scion of the House of Bourbon who was within his reach.

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  • He showed his sense of the value of Fouche's services in exploiting the royalist plot of1803-1804by reconstituting the ministry of police and bestowing it upon him.

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  • Daudet, Hisroire de ?emigration (3 vols., Paris,1886-1890and 1904-1905), and La Police et les chouans sous le consulat et l'empire (Paris, 1895); G.

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  • Drawing, at last, two pistols from under his coat, he declared that he would not fall alive into the hands of the police who were watching his movements.

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  • 3 1911, when the police, after a time reinforced by soldiers, were kept at bay for many hours by two foreign burglars who defended themselves in a house with Mauser pistols, and who ultimately perished when the building caught fire and was burnt.

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  • When Lord Curzon reorganized the frontier in 1900, British garrisons were withdrawn from the Samana forts, which are now held by a corps of tribal police 450 strong, called the Samana Rifles.

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  • Three of Pithou's brothers acquired distinction as jurists: Jean (1524-1602), author of Traite de police et du gouvernement des republiques, and, in collaboration with his twin brother Nicolas (1524-1598), of Institution du mariage chretien; and Franccois (1543-1621), author of Glossarium ad libros capitularium (1588), Traite de ?excommunication et de l'interdit, &c. (1587).

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  • The two arms of the police, the Carabinieri and the Publica Sicurezza, are at his disposal.

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  • The code was replaced by the Paine Law of 1909, which provided for a board of control (something like that under the "federal plan" in Cleveland, Columbus and Toledo) of three members: the mayor and the directors (appointed and removable by the mayor) of two municipal departments - public service and public safety, the former including public works and parks, and the latter police, fire, charities, correction and buildings.

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  • Independence is further curtailed by other state boards semi-independent of the city - the police commission of three members from 1885 to 1906, and in 1906 a single police commissioner, appointed by the governor, a licensing board of three members, appointed by the governor; the transit commission, &c. There are, further, county offices (Suffolk county comprises only Boston, Chelsea, Revere and Winthrop), generally independent of the city, though the latter pays practically all the bills.

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  • Schools, police, charities, water, streets and parks are the items of heaviest cost.

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  • The cost of the public schools for the five years from 1901-1902 to 1906-1907 was $27,883,937, of which $7,057,895.42 was for new buildings; the cost of the police department was $11,387,314.66 for the six years 1902-1907; and of the water department $4,941,343.37 for the six years 1902-1907; of charities and social work a much larger sum.

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  • KINGHORN, a royal and police burgh of Fifeshire, Scotland.

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  • which created the inner order of "Molly Maguires," with the object, it appears, of intimidating the Welsh, English, and German miners, and of ridding the region of mine superintendents, bosses and police who should make themselves in any way objectionable to members of the order.

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  • The police force of each municipality, or rather of each of 66 police districts, is maintained and controlled by the insular government; justice in each municipality is also administered by the insular government; the building, maintenance and repair of public roads are under the management of a board of three road supervisors in each of the seven insular election districts; and matters pertaining to education are for the most part under the insular commissioner of education and a school board of three members elected biennially in each municipality; nearly all other local affairs are within the jurisdiction of the mayor and municipal council.

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  • LOCKERBIE, a municipal and police burgh of Dumfriesshire, Scotland, in the district of Annandale, 142 m.

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  • The police station is partly accommodated in an ancient square tower, once the stronghold of the Johnstones, for a long period the ruling family under whose protection the town gradually grew up. At Dryfe Sands, about 2 m.

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  • The administration of the province is conducted by a chief commissioner on behalf of the governor-general of India in council, assisted by members of the Indian civil service, provincial civil service, subordinate civil service, district and assistant superintendents of police, and officers specially recruited for various departments.

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  • Having obtained the leave of the British government to accept the prince's offer, he received the honour of knighthood from George III., and during eleven years he remained at Munich as minister of war, minister of police, and grand chamberlain to the elector.

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  • MOFFAT, a burgh of barony, and police burgh, of Upper Annandale, Dumfriesshire, Scotland.

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  • ALLOA, a municipal and police burgh and seaport of Clackmannanshire, Scotland.

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  • He gathered round him a small circle of his immediate followers known as the Societe des Egaux, soon merged with the rump of the Jacobins, who met at the Pantheon; and in November 1795 he was reported by the police to be openly preaching "insurrection, revolt and the constitution of 1793."

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  • Moreover the mass of the ouvriers, even of extreme views, were repelled by Babeuf's bloodthirstiness; and the police agents reported that his agitation was making many converts - for the government.

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  • by P. Viollet, Paris pendant la Revolution d'apres les rapports de la police secrete, 1789-1800 (4 vols., 1880-1894); A.

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  • Schmidt, Tableaux de la Revolution francaise, &c. (Leipzig, 1867-1870), a collection of reports of the secret police on which the above work is based.

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  • The Kachins have been the object of many police operations and two regular expeditions: (I) Expedition of 1892-93.

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  • Constant punitive measures were carried on by the military police; but in December 1892 a police column proceeding to establish a post at Sima was heavily attacked, and simultaneously the town of Myitkyina was raided by Kachins.

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  • A strong force of military police is stationed at Myitkyina, with several outposts in the Kachin hills, and the country is never wholly free from crimes of violence committed by the Kachins.

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  • There were also public slaves; of these some belonged to temples, to which they were presented as offerings, amongst them being the courtesans who acted as hieroduli at Corinth and at Eryx in Sicily; others were appropriated to the service of the magistrates or to public works; there were at Athens 1200 Scythian archers for the police of the city; slaves served, too, in the fleets, and were employed in the armies, - commonly as workmen, and exceptionally as soldiers.

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  • Such an idea is justly stigmatized by Mommsen as ridiculous, and reflecting a discredit as unfounded as it is unjust on the imperial police of the capital.

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  • When adjacent burial areas belonged to members of the same Christian confraternity, or by gift or purchase fell into the same hands, communications were opened between the respective cemeteries, which thus spread laterally, and gradually acquired that enormous extent which, " even when their fabulous dimensions are reduced to their right measure, form an immense work."' This could only be executed by a large and powerful Christian community unimpeded by legal enactments or police regulations, " a living witness of its immense development corresponding to the importance of the capital."

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  • One historic clash in New Orleans (on the 14th of September 1874) between the " White League " (" White Man's Party") and the Republican police is commemorated by a monument, and the day is regarded by Louisianans as a sort of state independenceday.

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  • He may make regulations (reglements) both on special points, in virtue of various laws, and for the general administration of the police.

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  • The good he did was limited to the spheres of public works and police; in other respects his rule was a pernicious influence for Cuba.

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  • This gave a handle to the Petersburg secret police, and they employed him as a spy and agent provocateur.

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  • The direction of the police, formerly left to the Janissaries, was formed into a ministry, and a body of gendarmerie was instituted.

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  • The publication was taken as a reminder of her existence, and the police of the empire sent her back to Coppet.

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  • The operations of the imperial police in regard to Mme de Stael are rather obscure.

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  • The control of foreign policy, public works, the customs and the exchequer are in French hands, while the management of police, the collection of the direct taxes and the administration of justice between natives remain with the native government.

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  • Directly west of the town hall is the new Stadthaus, the chief police station of the town, in front of which is a bronze statue of the burgomaster Karl Friedrich Petersen (1809-1892), erected in 1897.

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  • BRECHIN, a royal, municipal and police burgh of Forfarshire, Scotland.

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  • DOUNE, a police burgh of Perthshire, Scotland, 84 m.

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  • Limited judicial powers are exercised by chiefs of police, and by certain department commissions, or boards, of an executive character.

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  • The police force, however, is organized on a military footing and armed, and is available for service in case of necessity.

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  • Early in 1897 a police force was sent:to eject the settlers, but encountered strong resistance, and suffered heavy loss without being able to effect the purpose intended.

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  • An important accession of territory was gained in 1896, when portions of the parishes of Liberton and Duddingston and the police burgh of Portobello were incorporated.

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  • The town council, which has its headquarters in the Municipal Buildings in the Royal Exchange, consists of fifty members, a lord provost, seven baffles, a dean of guild, a treasurer, a convener of trades, seven judges of police, and thirty-two councillors.

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  • So, the better to repress them, it created in 1369 a chief of the police, with the title of esecutore, and a numerous association of popolani - the company or casata grande of the people - as bulwarks against the nobles, who had been recalled from banishment, and who, though fettered by strict regulations, were now eligible for offices of the state.

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  • The control of the traffic is in the hands of the police, who, with the wharves and the tramways, are directed by the state government.

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  • The expenditure is largely on reproductive works (railways, harbours, post office, &c.), on the judiciary and police, education and military defence.

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  • There is also an armed and mounted police force of 870 Europeans.

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  • Early in the year a farmer who had insisted that the Kaffirs on his farm should pay the poll-tax was murdered, and on the 8th of February some forty natives in the Richmond district forcibly resisted the collection of the tax and killed a subinspector of police and a trooper at Byrnetown.

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  • He subsequently organized the army of Italy and the two departments into which Corsica had been divided, was deputy to the Council of the Five Hundred, and accepted various offices under the Consulate and the Empire, being minister of police and of wa y ..

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  • In fact, they were a police force as well as an army.

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  • But the opposition, while unable to deny the recuperation of Hungary, shut their eyes to everything but Tisza's " tyranny, " and their attacks were never so savage and unscrupulous as during the session of 1889, when threats of a revolution were uttered by the opposition leaders and the premier could only enter or leave the House under police protection.

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  • The police set to work to find all her accomplices, and arrested the girl Oliva and a certain Reteaux de Villette, a friend of the countess, who confessed that he had written the letters given to Rohan in the queen's name, and had imitated her signature on the conditions of the bargain.

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  • FORT WILLIAM, a police burgh of Inverness-shire, Scotland.

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  • Next to the poor rate came that for highways, and other special rates have been authorized from time to time, as for police, education, public lighting, cemeteries, libraries, sanitary purposes, &c. To distinguish the rate the name of the precepting authority is frequently added or the purpose for which it is levied specified, as county rate, watch rate, &c. The valuation list of a parish is the basis on which the poor rate is levied.

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  • After the Archduke's murder the headquarters of various Serbian institutions in Sarajevo had been sacked by mobs, with the open connivance of the police: after the outbreak of war practically all Serb societies and schools were closed in Bosnia.

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  • 12, the very day on which American and British police were to be installed, D'Annunzio and his Arditi occupied the town, with the open connivance of the Italian naval and military authorities though to the embarrassment of the Roman Cabinet.

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  • After completing his studies in law at the university of Padua, he attracted the attention of the Austrian police by his lectures on political economy, and was obliged to emigrate.

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  • BROUGHTY FERRY, a municipal and police burgh, seaport and watering-place of Forfarshire, Scotland, on the Firth of Tay, 4 m.

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  • The principal heads of expenditure are on railways and other public works, including posts and telegraphs, justice, education, police, land settlement and agriculture generally, mines and native affairs.

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  • Pretoria and Johannesburg have their own police forces.

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  • Sir Theophilus went to Pretoria in January 1877, with an escort of twenty-five mounted police, and entered into conferences with the president and executive as to the state of the country.

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  • A large body of police was enrolled, and order was maintained throughout the town.

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  • They urged, among other things, due enforcement of the liquor law, more police protection, the abolition of the dynamite concession, and that foodstuffs should be duty free.

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  • The police afford no adequate protection to the lives and property of the inhabitants of Johannesburg; they are rather a source of danger to the peace and safety of the Uitlander population.

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  • The system was soon adapted to police methods, as the immense value of being able to fix a person's identity was fully realized, both in preventing false personation and in bringing home to any one charged with an offence his responsibility for previous wrongdoing.

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  • DYSART, a royal and police burgh and seaport of Fifeshire, Scotland, on the shore of the Firth of Forth, 2 m.

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  • The police force and fire companies in the larger cities are organized on a military basis, and are sometimes used for military purposes.

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  • In April 1895 the long-standing dispute as to the boundary between British Guiana and Venezuela was brought to a crisis by the action of the Venezuelan authorities in arresting Inspectors Barnes and Baker, of the British Guiana police, with a few of their subordinates, on the Cuyuni river, the charge being that they were illegally exercising the functions of British officials in Venezuelan territory.

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  • STROMNESS, a police burgh and seaport, in the island of Pomona, county of Orkney, Scotland.

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  • MAXWELLTOWN, a burgh of barony and police burgh of Kirkcudbrightshire, Scotland.

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  • The Metropolitan police area, or " Greater London," however, embraces the whole of Middlesex, with parts of the other three counties and of Hertfordshire.

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  • The police have powers of control over vehicles and exercise them admirably; their work in this respect is a constant source of wonder to foreign visitors.

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  • The mere control of existing traffic, local street improvements and provision of new means of communication between casual points, were felt to miss the root of the problem, and in 1903 a Royal Commission was appointed to consider the whole question of locomotion and transport in London, expert evidence being taken from engineers, representatives of the various railway and other companies, of the County Council, borough councils and police, and others.

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  • Besides these authorities, the London County Council, the Board of Trade, the Admiralty, the Metropolitan and City Police, police of riparian boroughs, Kent and Essex Fisheries Commissioners, all the dock companies and others played some part in the government and public services of the port.

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  • Its scope may be briefly indicated as including (a) duties exercised elsewhere by the Borough Councils, and by the London County Council (although that body is by no means powerless within the City boundaries); and (b) peculiar duties such as control of markets and police.

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  • The arrangements of quarter-sessions, justices, coroners, sheriffs, &c., were thus brought into line with other counties, except in so far as the ordinary organization is modified by the existence of the central criminal court, the metropolitan police, police courts and magistrates, and a paid chairman of quarter-sessions.

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  • Thus the Lord Mayor and aldermen possess judicial authority, and the police of London are divided into two separate bodies, the Metropolitan and the City Police (see PoLicE).

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  • The Metropolitan police courts are fourteen in number, namely - Bow Street, Covent Garden; Clerkenwell; Great Marlborough Street (Westminster); Greenwich and Woolwich; Lambeth; Marylebone; North London, Stoke Newington Road; Southwark; South Western, Lavender Hill (Battersea); Thames, Arbour Street East (Stepney); West Ham; West London, Vernon Street (Fulham); Westminster, Vincent Square; Worship Street (Shoreditch).

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  • The police courts of the City are held at the Mansion House, the Lord Mayor or an alderman sitting as magistrate, and at the Guildhall, where the aldermen preside in rotation.

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  • The boundaries of these divisions do not in any way correspond with each other, or with the police divisions, or with the borough or parish boundaries.

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  • Further, every precept sent by an authority in London for the purpose of obtaining money (these authorities include the London County Council, the receiver of the Metropolitan Police, the Central Unemployed Body and the Boards of Guardians) which has ultimately to be raised out of a rate within a borough is sent direct to the council of the borough instead of filtering through other authorities before reaching the overseers.

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  • The produce of a penny rate was, in the £11,482,607 £11,482,607 £2,279,177 £1,378,266 163,828 44,557 685,946 2,000 4,580 £2,279,177 metropolitan police district in 1908-1909, £226,739, and in the county of London (excluding the City) £161,806.

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  • Metropolitan borough councils have to obtain the sanction of the Local Government Board to loans for baths, washhouses, public libraries, sanitary conveniences and certain other purposes under the Public Health Acts; for cemeteries the sanction of the Treasury is required, and for all other purposes that of the London County Council; poor law authorities, the metropolitan asylums board, the metropolitan water board and the central (unemployed) body require the sanction of the Local Government Board the receiver for the metropolitan police district that of the Home Office, and the London County Council that of parliament and the Treasury.

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  • published annually; Returns relating to the London County Council, published annually; the annual report and accounts of the Metropolitan Water Board, and the metropolitan police accounts.

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  • Order was maintained by a mounted native police force.

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  • He was put on half pay by the new authorities and ordered to live under police observation at Pamplona.

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  • during that period through Baron Louis, and the king rewarded his energy and tact by appointing him prefect of police at Paris on the 7th of July 1815.

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  • His marked success in that difficult position won for him the ministry of police, in succession to Fouche, on the 24th of September.

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  • At first, as minister of police he had to suppress the insurrections provoked by the ultraRoyalists (the White Terror); then, after the resignation of the duc de Richelieu, he took the actual direction of the ministry, although the nominal president was General J.

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  • The cabinet, in which Baron Louis was minister of finance, and Marshal Gouvion Saint Cyr remained minister' of war, was entirely Liberal; and its first act was to suppress the ministry of police, as Decazes held that it was incompatible with the regime of liberty.

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  • he was named director-general of police and afterwards minister of marine.

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  • The police are under the control of an inspector-general, with deputy inspector-general for civil and military police, and for supply and clothing.

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  • Since 1894 the country has been practically undisturbed, and large numbers of Kachins are enlisted, and ready to enlist in the military police, and seem likely to form as good troops as the Gurkhas of Nepal.

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  • Of the native regiments seven battalions are Burma regiments specially raised for permanent service in Burma by transformation from military police.

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  • In addition to these there are about 13,500 civil police and 15,000 military police.

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  • The military police are in reality a regular military force with only two European officers in command of each battalion; and they are recruited entirely from among the warlike races of northern India.

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  • Experiments have also been made with the Kachin hillmen and with the Shans; but the Burmese character is so averse to discipline and control in petty matters that it is impossible to get really suitable men to enlist even in the civil police.

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  • Originally intended as assistants to the tribunes, they exercised certain police functions, were empowered to inflict fines and managed the plebeian and Roman games.

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  • Attached to the party of Bernadotte, he was looked on with suspicion by the imperial police, and during the later years of the empire spent his time in retirement at Provence.

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  • Police regulations are very much to the fore and occupy no less than 72 clauses of the royal legislation.

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  • In the arrangements of the commonwealth the clauses treating of royal privileges are more or less evenly distributed over all reigns, but the systematic development of police functions, especially in regard to responsibility for crimes, the catching of thieves, the suppression of lawlessness, is mainly the object of 10th and 11th century legislation.

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  • (d) In course of time the natural associations get loosened and intermixed, and this calls forth the elaborate police legislation of the later Anglo-Saxon kings.

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  • The hlaford and his hiredmen are an institution not only of private patronage, but also of police supervision for the sake of laying hands on malefactors and suspected persons.

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  • Ultimately the laws of the 10th and 11th centuries show the beginnings of the frankpledge associations, which came to act so important a part in the local police and administration of the feudal age.

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  • FRASERBURGH, a police burgh and seaport, on the N.

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  • KIRKWALL (Norse, Kirkjuvagr, " church bay"), a royal, municipal and police burgh, seaport and capital of the Orkney Islands, county of Orkney, Scotland.

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  • AIRDRIE, a municipal and police burgh of Lanarkshire, Scotland.

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  • On the advice of Liborio Romano, the new prefect of police, Filangieri was ordered to leave Naples.

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  • predominantly for "modern" subjects), technical schools for the advanced study of machine-making, for weaving and for the textile industries, a preparatory training-college and a police school.

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  • The police officials throughout the republic are also appointees of the president and are under his orders.

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  • The mounted police force of the republic is also organized on a military basis.

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  • GRANGEMOUTH, a police burgh and seaport of Stirlingshire, Scotland.

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  • There is a police force composed of Europeans, Indian Sikhs and Chinese; and a strong military garrison.

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  • BANFF, a royal, municipal and police burgh, seaport and capital of Banffshire, Scotland.

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  • He was U.S. minister to Austria in 1889-1893, and police commissioner of New York city in 1894-1898.

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  • He fought in the constitutionalist army against the Austrians at Rieti (7th of March 1821), and on the re-establishment of autocracy he was arrested and imprisoned for three months by order of the prince of Canosa, the chief of police, his particular enemy.

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  • Since 1906 the southern Shan States have been garrisoned by military police, whose headquarters are in Taunggyi.

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  • It comprises the royal and police burghs of Anstruther Easter (pop. 1190), Anstruther Wester (501) and Kilrenny (2542), and lies 9 m.

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  • So strenuous did this campaign become that, in 1875, a press law was enacted empowering the minister of home affairs and the police to suspend or suppress a journal and to fine or imprison its editor without public trial.

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  • The police force is another well-trained and successful service.

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  • Both police and fire brigade are under the command of a single Keishi-sokan (inspector-general).

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  • The police is recruited locally, and no regular troops appear in the province except on special requisition.

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  • The police force is controlled by the government.

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  • AYR, a royal, municipal and police burgh and seaport, and county town of Ayrshire, Scotland, at the mouth of the river Ayr, 41 m.

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  • Eighteen months later the coronation took place at Moscow with great pomp, but a gloom was thrown over the festivities by the unfortunate incident of the Khodinskoe Polye, a great open space near the city, where a popular fete had been prepared and where, from defective police arrangements, a large number of men, women and children, roughly estimated at 2000, were crushed and trampled to death.

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  • DUNBAR (Gaelic, "the fort on the point"), a royal, municipal and police burgh, and seaport of Haddingtonshire, Scotland.

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  • NORTH BERWICK, a royal and police burgh of Haddingtonshire, Scotland.

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  • The basis of taxation was widened, sinecures abolished, schools opened in the country districts, legal procedure simplified, and Police established on an English footing.

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  • The police were reorganized with proper pay, criminal laws were rigorously xvIl.

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  • A naval officer was placed over the police to diminish difficulties with the naval authorities and sailors.

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  • His great uncle, who achieved great distinction in the Russian imperial service in the reign of Nicholas I, becoming minister of the police and being raised to the rank of a count, died childless, the title and estates passing to his nephew, Count Alexander's father.

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  • In this year he went to the university of Leipzig, in order to study law; but he became involved in a serious conflict with the police and was obliged to continue his studies in Berlin.

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  • Under this minister are the police, sanitary, harbour master's and revenue offices.

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  • The police force is an efficient and well-organized body of 3000 men headed by a European commissioner of police.

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  • ap par wxos, a man-at-arms), the name given to some Greeks who discharged certain military and police functions under the Turkish government.

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