Definition of police court
: a court of record that has jurisdiction over various minor offenses (as breach of the peace) and the power to bind over for trial in a superior court or for a grand jury persons accused of more serious offenses
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Legal Definition of police court
: a court of record in some states that has jurisdiction over various minor offenses and the power to bind over those accused of more serious offenses
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