Police Sentence Examples

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  • Let the police check him out!

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

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  • I was so frightened when the police called.

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  • The police were treating the manner as abduction.

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

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  • A police car raced by with its siren screaming.

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  • It seems the police are looking into the situation.

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

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

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

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

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

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  • Why were you avoiding 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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  • 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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  • The 'case' is a police matter if it's a case at all.

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  • Before, it was just police busi­ness.

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

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

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  • I called police headquarters.

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

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

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

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

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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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  • Are the police still there?

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

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

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Mr. O'Hara had solved the problem without going to 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • He became prefect of police in November 1887, at the critical moment of President Grevy's resignation.

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

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

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

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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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  • The first recorded case of the formation of an hermandad occurred in the 12th century when the towns and the peasantry of the north united to police the pilgrim road to Santiago in Galicia, and protect the pilgrims against robber knights.

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  • The Catholic sovereigns, Ferdinand and Isabella, adapted an existing hermandad to the purpose of a general police acting under officials appointed by themselves, and endowed with large powers of summary jurisdiction even in capital cases.

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  • Bathgate became a burgh of barony in 1824 and a police burgh in 1865.

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  • The main difference in procedure between the two inquiries is that in Ireland the schedule is filled in by the enumerator, a member of the constabulary, or, in Dublin, of the metropolitan police, instead of being left to the householder.

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  • In more than one state the police are employed as enumerators, but elsewhere, a staff has to be specially recruited for the purpose.

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  • From 1721, what are known as revisions of the population were periodically carried out, for military, fiscal and police purposes; but these were conducted by local officials, without central direction or systematic organization.

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  • A city of the second class must elect a mayor and twelve councilmen, and its mayor must appoint a police judge, an attorney, a street commissioner and a chief of police.

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  • A city of the third class must elect a mayor, seven councilmen, a treasurer, a health officer, a clerk and an attorney, and its mayor must apoint a marshal, a police justice and as many policemen as the council provides for.

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  • The administration of justice is intrusted to a supreme court, an increasing number of district courts, and at least two justices' courts in each organized township, besides police and municipal courts.

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  • In a city of the first class, a mayor, two aldermen from each ward, a police judge, and a treasurer who may be ex officio tax-collector are elected, and an attorney, a clerk, a chief of police, an assessor, a street commissioner, a jailer, a surveyor, and, where there is a paid fire department, a chief engineer with one or more assistants, may be appointed by the mayor with the consent of the council.

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  • In 1895 he resigned from the Civil Service Commission and became President of the Board of Police Commissioners for the City of New York.

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  • The regiment also included college athletes, city clubmen and members of the New York police force, every man possessing some special qualification for the work in view.

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  • He was taken from the Federal service in Washington to New York City by a reform mayor and put in charge of the police, because he had shown both physical and moral courage in fighting corruption of all sorts; and the New York police force at that time was thoroughly tainted with corruption, not in its rank and file, but among its superior officers, who used the power in their hands to extort money bribes chiefly from saloonkeepers, liquor-dealers, gamblers and prostitutes.

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  • By personal detective work, that is, by visiting police stations at unexpected times and by making the rounds at night of disorderly places which were suspected of violating the law, he not only displayed personal courage in positions of some danger, but aroused public opinion.

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  • The hopelessly vicious policemen hated him, but no man ever had a stronger personal hold upon the great body of the honest officers - a hold which existed long after he left the police department, and was frequently expressed by members of the force as he passed through the city streets.

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  • As assemblyman, as police commissioner, as naval secretary and as president, he advocated this fundamental doctrine.

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  • Having paid a visit to Paris in 1799, he was introduced to Fouche, minister of police, who induced him to become his private secretary.

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  • Since there was no longer a Parliament, or any personal immunity, the military authorities established unlimited police rule, which seemed to be obsessed with terror of its own citizens; anyone who seemed to them suspect was subjected to internment in concentration camps.

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  • The judicial department consists of the supreme court, circuit courts, county courts, justices of the peace, and police Sioux Falls, 12,283; Lead, 8052; Aberdeen, 5841; Mitchell, 5719; Watertown, 5164;5164; Deadwood, 4364; Yankton, 4189; Huron, 3783;3783; Brookings, 3265.

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  • Two boards of civil service commissioners, one for fire and police departments and one for all other departments, have supervision over the city's civil service.

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  • Here were Hausas from the Niger and the Gold Coast, coloured men from the West India regiments, zaptiehs from Cyprus, Chinamen from Hong Kong, and Dyaks - now civilized into military police - from British North Borneo.

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  • All those civil parishes within the county of Kent of which any part is within twelve miles of, or of which no part is more than fifteen miles from, Charing Cross are within the metropolitan police district.

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  • In consequence of the resistance with which they had met, the French now greatly .increased their demands, insisting on the Siamese giving up all territory east of the Mekong, including about half of Luang Prabang, on the payment of an indemnity and on the permanent withdrawal of all troops and police to a distance of 25 kilometres from the right bank of the Mekong.

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  • The council chooses the city clerk, treasurer and tax receiver, and the mayor appoints the city attorney, police justices, the board of education, the trustees of the public library, and the excise and assessment commissioners, and, subject to the ratification of his choice by the council, the comptroller, auditor and the tax, police, health and fire commissioners.

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  • For native justice there are courts in the districts and regencies; residents act as police judges; provincial councils have judicial powers, and there are councils of priests with powers in matrimonial disputes, questions of succession, &c.

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  • About six ironclads and twenty smaller vessels of the royal navy are stationed in colonial waters; the vessels of the colonial marine number about twenty-four, and undertake police supervision, prevention of slave trading, &c.

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  • Four special commissions were appointed to superintend the administration of justice, the police and the finances.

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  • A combatant in the volunteer corps during the war of 1848, he returned to Brescia after the defeat of Novara, and for a time earned a livelihood by teaching law, but was molested by the Austrian police and forbidden to teach in consequence of his refusal to contribute pro-Austrian articles to the press.

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  • Galloway declined a second election to Congress in 1775, joined the British army at New Brunswick, New Jersey (December 1776), advised the British to attack Philadelphia by the Delaware, and during the British occupation of Philadelphia (1777-1778) was superintendent of the port, of prohibited articles, and of police of the city.

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  • The proceedings were stopped by the police, and Jeffrey's pistol was found to contain no bullet.

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  • They are assisted by a cabinet of four ministers, representing the departments of the interior, police and public works; foreign affairs, justice, religion and education; finance and commerce; war and marine.

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  • The occasion was an attack on a British police post at Oghi in the Agror Valley by all three tribes.

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  • Certified measures of the yard, foot and inch are kept by the Commissioners of Police at Calcutta, Madras and Bombay.

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  • The idealism of the new philosophy was too heavenly to be naturalized in the Byzantine empire, which stood more in need of police officials than of philosophers.

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  • The last two branches of inquiry are regarded as forming but a single body of doctrine in the well-known passage of the Theory of Moral Sentiments in which the author promises to give in another discourse "an account of the general principles of law and government, and of the different revolutions they have undergone in the different ages and periods of society, not only in what concerns justice, but in what concerns police, revenue and arms, and whatever else is the subject of law."

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  • This last conception lay beyond the horizon of Caesar, as of all ancient statesmen, but his first act on gaining control of Italy was to enfranchise the Transpadanes, whose claims he had consistently advocated, and in 45 B.C. he passed the Lex Julia Municipalis, an act of which considerable fragments are inscribed on two bronze tables found at Heraclea near Tarentum.3 This law deals inter alia with the police and the sanitary arrangements of the city of Rome, and hence it has been argued by Mommsen that it was Caesar's intention to reduce Rome to the level of a municipal town.

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  • The police service is both municipal and federal in character.

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  • In some states a local police service is maintained, but in most states the federal government maintains a very efficient force of mounted " rurales."

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  • For the administration of justice the state has a supreme court and a superior court, each county has a probate court, and some towns as well as the cities have a police court.

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  • A police court has the same jurisdiction as that of a justice of the peace, and, in addition, concurrent jurisdiction with the superior court in certain cases where the title to real estate is not involved and the damage demanded does not exceed one hundred dollars.

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  • A village district is a portion of a town, including a village, which is set apart and organized for protection from fire, for lighting or sprinkling the streets, for providing a water-supply, for the construction and maintenance of sewers, and for police protection; to serve these interests three commissioners, a moderator, a clerk, a treasurer and such other officers as the voters of the district may deem necessary are chosen, each for a term of one year.

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  • Order is maintained by a small force of semi-military police recruited in Basutoland and officered by Europeans.

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  • A small police force continued to occupy the district until April 1881, but, ignoring the wishes of the Bechuana and the recommendations of Sir Bartle Frere (then high commissioner), the home government refused to take the country under British protection.

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  • On the withdrawal of the police, southern Bechuanaland fell into a state of anarchy, nor did the fixing (on paper) of the frontier between it and the Transvaal by the Pretoria convention of August 1881 have any beneficial effect.

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  • It was erected between 1786 and 1796, and is adjoined by other court buildings, the public record office, containing a vast collection, and the police offices.

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  • The corporation has neither control over the police nor any judicial duties, excepting as regards a court of conscience dealing with debts under 40s.

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  • The Dublin metropolitan police is a force peculiar to the city, the remainder of Ireland being protected civilly by the Royal Irish Constabulary.

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  • Owing, however, to timely and judicious disposition of the military and police forces the city was saved from much bloodshed.

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  • He took no part in public affairs under the Empire, but was lieutenant-general of police for south-east France during the Hundred Days.

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  • Next in dignity were the Ilviri aediles, who had charge of the roads and public buildings, the games and the corn-supply, and exercised police control throughout the town.

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  • Many Sikhs are also to be found in the native regiments of east and central Africa and of Hyderabad in the Deccan, and they compose a great part of the police force in the treaty ports of China.

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  • The police that guard his house, the local boards which care for the poor, control highways, provide water, all derive their powers from the state.

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  • In Boston, St Louis, Baltimore, and some few other cities, the police board (or commissioner) is appointed by the governor because police matters had been mismanaged by the municipal authorities and occasionally allowed to become a means of extortion and a door to corruption.

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  • They were employed by the police in dealing with prostitutes, and on their authority lunatics were shut up in hospitals and sometimes in prisons.

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  • They were issued by the intermediary on the advice of the intendants in the provinces and of the lieutenant of police in Paris.

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  • At the beginning of that reign Malesherbes during his short ministry endeavoured to infuse some measure of justice into the system, and in March 1784 the baron de Breteuil, a minister of the king's household, addressed a circular to the intendants and the lieutenant of police with a view to preventing the crying abuses connected with the issue of lettres de cachet.

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  • The authorities at Ottawa were at first careless or sceptical in regard to the danger, the reality of which was only brought home to them when a body of mounted police, advancing to regain a small post at Duck Lake, of which the rebels had taken possession, was attacked and twelve of their number killed.

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  • For administrative purposes the city is divided into two municipal police sections and into seven government districts or mandamenti.

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  • At the same time the opposition of the most influential member of the commission and the most powerful man in France, Fouche, was overcome by his appointment, on Wellington's suggestion, as minister of police.

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  • Some of these young people wished to put their crude notions immediately into practice, and as their desire to make gigantic socialist experiments naturally alarmed the government, their activity was opposed by the police.

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  • The struggle between the Terrorists and the police authorities became more and more intense, and attempts at assassination became more and more frequent.

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  • The Federal District is represented in Congress by 2 senators and 10 deputies, and is credited with the rights and privileges of citizenship. On the other hand, the city is a garrison town and a district under the direct administration of the national executive, who appoints its chief executive, controls its police force, and exercises part control over its streets, squares and water front.

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  • The mayor appoints the heads of the principal executive departments (health, civil service, parks, police and fire).

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  • A premature encounter with a squad of police alarmed the town and broke up their plans.

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  • In 1840 he obtained a post in the ministry of the interior at St Petersburg; but in consequence of having spoken too frankly about a death due to a police officer's violence, he was sent to Novgorod, where he led an official life, with the title of "state councillor," till 1842.

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  • An agent of the British government, with a guard of military police, is posted at the village of Loikaw.

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  • Numbers have enlisted in the Burma police, but there are various opinions as to their value.

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  • The administration of justice is entrusted (1) to the high council (hooge rand) at the Hague, the supreme court of the whole kingdom, and the tribunal for all high government officials and for the members of the states-general; (2) to the five courts of justice established at Amsterdam, the Hague, Arnhem, Leeuwarden and 's Hertogenbosch; (3) to tribunals established in each arrondissement; (4) to cantonal judges appointed over a group of communes, whose jurisdiction is restricted to claims of small amount (under 200 guilders), and to breaches of police regulations, and who at the same time look after the interest of minors.

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  • It consists of the European station, with court house and quarters for the civil officers; the military police post, the headquarters of the Lashio battalion of military police; the native station, in which the various nationalities, Shans, Burmans, Hindus and Mahommedans, are divided into separate quarters, with reserves for government servants and for the temporary residences of the five sawbwas of the northern Shan States; and a bazaar.

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  • Criminal cases are tried by (1) the Tribunaux de Police, (2) Tribunaux Correctionnels, (3) and the Cours d'Assises.

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  • The elective municipal councils, which enjoyed de jure very large rights, including that of maintaining their own police, although in reality they were under the rule of the nobility, were practically abolished, and Russian officials were nominated in their place and entrusted with all their rights.

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  • The burgomaster is entirely dependent upon the police and the chief of the district, and has to discharge all sorts of functions (bailiff, policeman, &c.) which have nothing to do with municipal affairs.